ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 18, 1977
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(Studio) Creation of United States Postal Service, rising postal rates since then and general agreement with regard to state of mail service noted. Federal commission concludes study with regard to future of mail service.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters
(DC) Commission suggestions noted. Incld. are no Saturday mail delivery and use of electronic mail systems. Description of electronic mail systems already in progress, mostly in corps., noted. [Commission chairperson Gaylord FREEMAN - says without such system, loss of business would mean closure of post offices and reduced services.] Provisions expected to pass. Most experts agree it will take more money for less postal service in future.
REPORTER: Don Farmer
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