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50 Years Ago, ZIP Codes Revolutionized Mail Service

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Audie Cornish talks to Nancy Pope, head curator at the National Postal Museum in Washington, D.C., about the 50th anniversary of the ZIP code. Pope explains the difference the ZIP code made in mail-sorting speed and accuracy, and describes the Postal Service's public-relations campaign to encourage Americans to mail by number.
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