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CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 17, 2011
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Statement from AARP executive vice president Nancy LeaMond† about Social Security quoted. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Capitol: Nancy Cordes) The change in AARP’s position with an announcement that it is ready to make a deal on cutting Social Security benefits examined; statement from policy chief John Rother† quoted; ad shown. [AARP’s David CERTNER†- says we don’t need to affect anyone who is retired today or near retirement.] [Fiscal Commission co-chair Erskine BOWLES†- says Social Security is operating in a cash-negative position.] [Senator Johnny ISAKSON†- proposes moving the eligibility out.] [MAN – says Social Security is an insurance.] Why AARP is doing this now discussed.

Pelley, Scott;
Cordes, Nancy

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