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Social Security Anniversary #305251

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 12, 1985
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(Studio) Upcoming 50th anniversary of Franklin D. Roosevelt's Social Security plan noted.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(Silver Springs, MD) Social Security's history and importance for nation's elderly, disabled and dependents examined; scenes shown. [PEOPLE - cite their need for Social Security] Program's history, beginning after Great Depression, reviewed; historical films shown. [Jennings RANDOLPH - remembers country's economy problems.] [James ROOSEVELT - cites FDR's perception of Social Security] [Cato Institution spokesperson Peter FERRARA - thinks program is unfair.] [Former Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Arthur FLEMMING - opposes proposed changes.]
REPORTER: Susan Spencer

Reporter(s):
Kuralt, Charles;
Spencer, Susan
Duration:
00:02:50

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