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Program Information
 Takes on the World 
 
 Interview
 Harvey Smith, Bd. Pres., Nat'l New Deal Preservation Assn.
 Jeff Blankfort  
Smith discusses fight to save historic Berkeley post office and national campaign to defend US post offices against USPS- CB Richard Ellis collaboration to sell them and Republican efforts to privatize this critical public service; how in 2006 Congress imposed unfair demands on USPS to prepay employee retiree benefits distorting its bottom line; that otherwise USPS would be healthy; how online shopping has maintained the post office’s importance; observes how New Deal goal of providing attractive buildings for public has vanished; provides sources for concerned public activists.
Jeff Blankfort interviewer

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00:37:14 English 2014-01-29
 KZYX Studios, Philo CA
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