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Postal Service / Postal Innovations #467168

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 01, 1973
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(Studio) Postmaster General E.T. Klassen announces all 1st class mail traveling at least 600 mile to travel by plane. Postal service tries innovations elsewhere to speed mail service.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Postal service problem outlined. [Senator Gale McGEE - believes some improvement made in postal service efficiency since last Christmas.] New equipment offering speedier mail handling shown in post office in Virginia. Workers operating computers listen to music of their choice to relieve monotony. Examples given.

(Studio) By next year speeded up 1st class mail to jump from 8› to 10›.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Duke, Paul

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