Search the Archive

Pensions / Hearings / Women #188402

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 21, 1999
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jackie Judd) Congressional hearings on problems with workers' pension plans featured; statistics on the IBM pension plans cited; details given of the trend to cash balance accounts. [Former IBM worker Janet KRUEGER - complains; expresses anger.] [At hearings, Senator Tom HARKIN - says older workers are being hurt.] [Employee Benefit Research Institution Dallas SALISBURY - says the needs of the work force have been changing rapidly.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Letter coming from Social Security that will indicate how much someone will receive in benefits previewed.

(New York: Betsy Stark) The harsh reality for American women, who will now never be able to retire, examined; examples cited of senior women who have to keep working. [Plus-50 Placement Helen BLANKENSHIP - speaks about retirement.] [65-year-old worker Lynn KENNEY - comments on her expectations.] [60-year-old worker Barbara COPELAND - says savings can go quickly.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Judd, Jackie;
Stark, Betsy
Duration:
00:05:20

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.