Wednesday, November 24, 2010

How important is "snail mail" to you?

On the next Your Call, we'll talk about the health of the country's mail carrier system. The U.S. Postal Service is facing a fiscal crisis that's threatening to close post offices, raise rates, and reduce services. Can digital communication take the place of postal correspondence? Join us live at 11 or send us an email at How do post offices help create community? And what's at stake when the Postal Service loses ground? It's Your Call with Sandip Roy and you.

John Beaumont, California state president of the National Association of Letter Carriers

Mandalit Del Barco, NPR reporter covering USPS proposal to eliminate Saturday mail delivery

Noah Adams, NPR reporter covering USPS rural deliveries

Philip Rubio, Assistant Professor of History at North Carolina A&T State University and author of There's Always Work at the Post Office

Click to Listen: How important is "snail mail" to you?