Postal Service Future

Mr. Runyon, who is retiring on June 1, spoke about the future of the United States Postal Service. He said that the monopoly of… read more

Mr. Runyon, who is retiring on June 1, spoke about the future of the United States Postal Service. He said that the monopoly of the postal service will become increasingly irrelevant as communication modes expand and that the service must adjust to these market-driven demands. He also said that Congress should free the agency from regulations to allow it to compete with other shipping companies by moving rates and offering more services. After his remarks, he took questions from the audience, several of which focused on accusations of monopoly behavior by James Kelly, the CEO of UPS. close

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Postal Service Future

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Program ID:
103957-1
Category:
National Press Club
Format:
National Press Club Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 14, 1998
Last Aired:
Apr 18, 1998

Airing Details

  • Apr 14, 1998 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 14, 1998 | 8:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 15, 1998 | 2:52am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 15, 1998 | 6:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 18, 1998 | 8:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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