CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 18, 1977
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(Studio) Congress commission makes public recommendations with regard to United States Postal Service.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Cmsn.'s recommendations noted. [Commission chairperson Gaylord FREEMAN - says will lose most of high volume mail and have to close post offices and reduce service.] Postmaster General Benjamin Bailar says 5-day delivery week likely, but isn't enthusiastic with regard to electronic mail. [BAILAR - says electronic mail should be used only if it's critically needed and private sector won't provide it.] Bailar doesn't dispute predicted rise in prices.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin
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