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Social Security #298549

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 09, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Latest flap in Reagan administration's attitude toward Social Security said stemming from implications of his remarks Friday; details of that comment and White House stmt. today outlined on screen. [Friday, REAGAN - claims possibility that current contributors to Social Security won't receive benefits equal to their payments; denies planning to reduce payments to present recipients.] Opposite perceptions of program explained. [Social Security expert Peter FERRARA - believes benefits don't justify amount of taxes currently paid.] Deputy press secretary Larry Speakes' defense of President's remark mentioned.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Reporter(s):
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:10

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