Citizen Bailar

Myers, Robert J.
July 1977
New Republic;7/23/77, Vol. 177 Issue 4, p6
Comments on the citizen's rate for first class mail as proposed by U.S. President Jimmy Carter and U.S. Postmaster General Franklin Bailar. Need for alternative ways of sending messages if the cost of using the Postal Service increases; Formation of an independent Postal Rate Commission; Report that the Postal Service is increasingly threatened by competition from electronic media of communication.


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