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Ipacific Southwest Airlines Mail #214108

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 29, 1971
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(Studio) Independent Postal System of American formed in Oklahoma City 3 years ago.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) 9 million stamps available at 1st issue. 5 denominations of stamps issued. [IPacific Southwest Airlines spokesperson Thomas MURRAY says we'll deliver Christmas cards in every city where we have P. O. for 5 cents. Cnsl. General of P. O. said we might be violating private express statute; offering to deliver all Christmas mail in 25 cities for 5 cents let them keep 3 cents off each card.] IPSAgram to compete with telegram. Mainly 3rd class mail delivered. IPSA in 53 cities.
REPORTER: David Dick

(Studio) United States Postal Service says IPacific Southwest Airlines stamps may not be put on any United States mail and even if additional United States postage placed on it, mail won't be delivered. Murray calls this childish and political stupid.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Dick, David

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