E-mail, electronic bill payment, and other forms of digital correspondence have greatly reduced our dependence on “snail mail”. Yet the U.S. Postal Service remains the one government entity that touches our lives on a near-daily basis. We explore the history of the U.S. Postal Service in American life, and its future in the digital age.


  • Nancy Pope Historian and Curator, National Postal Museum
  • Tom Davis Former Member, U.S. House of Representatives (R-Va, Dist. 11); President, Republican Main Street Partnership; Director of Federal Government Services, Deloitte Consulting

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