CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 17, 1971
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio) Young entrepreneurs lower prices on United States Postal Service.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Hinsdale, Illinois) Group sets up "Common Carrier" to deliver mail in Hinsdale for 5› per letter; delivered 18,000 letters in 2 mos. [Wyatt ANGELO - explains how delivery system works; profit runs 40-50%.] [Carrier Day NIEMAN - says being carrier ideal job because only have to work as much as want to.] [Bob BURTON - says Common Carrier delivery service quicker than federal post office.] [US Postal Service spokesperson John DALEY, Junior - says Common Carrier in violation of private express statutes; those involved could be fined $500, sentenced to 6 mos. in jail.] [ANGELO - says whether in violation mute point until decide if will stay in business]
REPORTER: David Henderson
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.