244- The Revolutionary Post (Repeat)

99% Invisible

By Roman Mars

244- The Revolutionary Post (Repeat)

Tuesday, 25 August

Winifred Gallagher, author of How the Post Office Created America argues that the post office is not simply an inexpensive way to send a letter. The service was designed to unite a bunch of disparate towns and people under one flag, and in doing so, she believes the post office actually created the United States of America.

This is a rebroadcast from October 2017

The Revolutionary Post

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