ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 19, 1977
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(Studio) Senator clears bill that would raise mandatory retirement age to 70. Some companies prepare to ease psychological shock of retirement for prospective retirees.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel
(Saginaw, Michigan) Larry Poulet has worked in General Motors Corporation plant in Saginaw, Michigan, for 30 years and will retire at 1st of next year [Wilma POULET - can't wait for husband's retirement; then they can do whatever they want.] But Poulet is concerned about retirement, so is attending night classes, pioneered by UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) local to help people like him. Mbrs. can ask experts in various fields questions that concern them; most are concerned about money.] [POULET - notes problem of inflation for retirees.] Details with regard to classes noted; retirement can be scary. [POULET - wonders if retirees can do it or if they should stay on job till carried off.]
REPORTER: Don Farmer
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