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Transcript for the October 2103 podcast.
Summertime is known for its blockbuster movies, and the June edition of Your Postal Podcast follows suit with a star-studded list of the best movies with Post Office-related themes.
You'll also hear how some Arizona customers are able to stay in their cars to mail packages and letters, as well as our monthly roundup of postal news.
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Photos: Susan MacDowell assists a customer from the USPS Sun City West Branch's drive-through window. "Appointment with Danger" starring Alan Ladd is one of Hollywood's best postal-related movies of all time, according to the Smithsonian National Postal Museum's curator.
Cycling carriers make deliveries green; and an old Post Office makes history
This edition of Your Postal Podcast takes you to sunny Arizona, where letter carriers have been delivering mail on bicycles for more than a quarter-century.
You'll also hear about a New England Post Office that has operated continuously in the same building longer than any other in the nation.
The podcast concludes with its usual roundup of the latest Postal Service news.
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Thanks for listening!
Photo top: Sun City, AZ, Letter Carrier Robert Franco uses a bike to deliver the mail.
Second Photo: The record-setting Hinsdale, NH, Post Office.
John Lennon: Artist, legend & stamp collector
This edition of Your Postal Podcast offers a revealing look at the early childhood of John Lennon, seen through his collection of postage stamps, put on exhibit at the National Postal Museum this month on what would have been the Beatle's 70th birthday. Hear one of the Smithsonian's conservators talk about young Lennon's stamp album and the clues it reveals about the man he was destined to become.
Also, in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the October edition of Your Postal Podcast features the story of a Missouri postmaster who has a personal interest in being among the nation's top sellers of Breast Cancer Research Semipostal stamps.
To read a transcript of this, the 29th edition of our audio magazine, please click here.