CBS Evening News for Sunday, Feb 28, 1988
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(Studio: Susan Spencer) New Postmaster General Anthony Frank reported taking over Postal Service. Report introduced.
(DC: Robert Schakne) Issue of turning over delivery of mail to private enterprises featured; details given of Postal Service's cutting down of hours and raising of rates. [OMB director James MILLER - says Postal Service might become part of private enterprise.] Miller's feeling that Federal Express or United Parcel Service should be allowed to compete for mail reported [MILLER - says need to look at alternatives.] Problems of privatizing Postal Service detailed. [Deputy Postmaster General Michael COUGHLIN - praises postal system.] [Representative Frank HORTON - says privatization could destroy whole system.]
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