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Social Security Benefits For Women #261014

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 01, 1979
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(Studio) House committee reported hearing testimony today on proposal to improve Soc. Sec. benefits for women.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Sex discrimination under present Social Security system outlined on screen; proposed reforms noted. [Representative Barbara MIKULSKI - says marriage is partnership and work within home is work.] [Phyllis SCHLAFLY - calls attempts to compensate hsewife. for her work and value with regard to caring for family an attack on social and economy integrity of family.] Unlikelihood of proposed legislature being enacted due to economy state of present Social Security system considered.
REPORTER: Susan Spencer

Cronkite, Walter;
Spencer, Susan

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