Former Postmaster Potter reviews 32-year career

Thursday - 12/30/2010, 10:18am EST

Jack Potter, former Postmaster General, USPS

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This interview originally aired on November 30, 2010.

The Postal Service lost $8.5 billion last fiscal year, despite deep cuts of more than 100,000 jobs and other reductions in recent years.

USPS had estimated it would lose $6 billion to $7 billion, but a sharp decline in mail took a toll. The agency is running under a new leader, Patrick Donahoe.

The Federal Drive is reviewing some of the best interviews of the year, including this interview with former Postmaster General Jack Potter, just before he retired early this month.Potter reviewed his 32-year tenure with the Postal Service.