A Letter From The Chairman, Apr. 19, 1976

This past December 1 began a dialogue with the White House on the Postal Service. Parts of that dialogue were reported in these columns, and since then a flood of editorials and news stories, congressional debate and public discussion, changes in the U.S. Postal Service—actual or threatened—have made the post office a fiercely hot subject.

Since the Publisher's Letter was opened to the subject before, I believe this seems the appropriate place and moment for a brief report on what has happened.

Very possibly we are seeing the beginning of some consensus on how to...