Americana: Absolutely, Positively

Dr. Strangelove walked into a House hearing room last week looking suspiciously like an official of the U.S. Postal Service. Testifying about a 1981 plan for mail delivery after a nuclear war, Ralph H. Jusell, the Postal Service civil defense coordinator, said, "Those that are left will get their mail." Under the plan, express, registered, certified and special delivery service would have to be suspended for a while, but first-class mail would continue to receive priority treatment; it would be delivered even if the survivors ran out of stamps. Some preparations are already...

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