Reinventing Government: The Transformation of America's Postal System

July 1, 1996 – March 13, 1998

National Postal Museum
2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE
Washington, DC

Binding the Nation, Lower Level Floor Plan

Editorial cartoons and contemporary accounts are used to examine the events surrounding the 1971 Postal Reform Act, which transformed the Post Office Department, then a federal agency, into the United States Postal Service.