A Letter From The Chairman, Jan. 19, 1976

The mounting problems of the U.S. Postal Service have been brought home to all Americans in the past two weeks with the introduction of the 13¢ stamp and other increased rates. Next week Congress will return to work and will certainly have to deal with the very serious financial crisis that has been building up at the U.S. Postal Service. As a publishing company that uses the mails extensively, Time Inc. is also gravely concerned with this essential national service. With that concern in mind, Time Inc. Chairman Andrew Heiskell sent a letter to President Ford on Dec. 12, pointing...

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