Nightly News | October 03, 2011
BRIAN WILLIAMS, anchor: We're always looking for statistical evidence of how America has changed over the past few years. Here's a big one. The average American now gets a personal handwritten piece of mail once every seven weeks on average. This is from the folks at the Postal Service , their own survey, as the Postal Service tries to figure out what's happening with the mail. The answer remains the same, it's the Internet . The other way of looking at this, of course, if you want somebody's attention, write them a note and mail it.