NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 08, 1976
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(Studio) Postmaster General Benjamin Bailar asking Congress for $1 billion in incrd. subsidies over next 2-3 years
REPORTER: Edwin Newman
(Detroit, Michigan) Postal Service to handle 90 billion pieces of mail this yr. It will lose $1.4 billion, despite postal rate hike, closing of small P.O.s and reassigning workers rather than hiring new workers. [BAILAR - asks if Americans need 6 days week mail delivery; delivery to front door and 40,000 P.O.s and branches. Should all 1st class mailings cost same? Should 1% of work force work for mail service?] Bailar is for cuts in postal service.
REPORTER: Scott Osborne
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