Special Programming: A Conversation with Thomas Costin

Former Mayor & Postmaster of Lynn, MA Thomas P. Costin Jr. visited Lynn Community Television to discuss family, friends, the City of Lynn, and more in this multi-part series.

Richard Coppinger (HR/Finance Manager, LCTV) & Joe Scanlon (Treasurer of the Board of Directors, LCTV) talked with Mr. Costin for three episodes. The first episode primarily covered his early life, time in Lynn politics, and his introduction to the Kennedy family.

The second and third episodes dove more into his time as Postmaster of Lynn, a career which spanned over three decades and left a lasting effect on the Postal Service both regionally and nationally. We also discussed his friendship with John F. Kennedy and the rest of the Kennedy family, as well as his reaction to President Kennedy’s assassination.

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