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Postal Rates #320321

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 22, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Cost of postage stamps reported being raised to 25 cents. Report introduced.

(Atlanta, Georgia: Peter Van Sant) Postal rate increase discussed. [US Postal Service spokesperson John GRIESEMER - announces increase] [PEOPLE - criticize rate hike.] Post Ofc. hrs. noted being cut, modernization programs mentioned being halted and Saturday delivery possibly ceasing. Post Ofc. financial losses and rate hikes over past decadeillus. [Pak Mail Incorporated spokesperson Ron BROWN - says Post Ofc.'s problems will benefit his business] [MAN - says will start using private postal services.] [PEOPLE - comment on rate hike.] Postal critics quoted.

Rather, Dan;
Van Sant, Peter

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