NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 19, 1972
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. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.
(Studio) In DC, Senator labor committee investigates bill on pension funds. 30 million Americans belong to company pension plans, but many never collect money, having changed jobs or firm having gone out of business.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley
(Johnstown, Pennsylvania) Brick factory shut down last year leaving workers without pensions. [Retired worker, Joseph POLKA - 75 years old, says living is tough without $95/mo. pension, discontinued when factory closed.] [Retired worker, Frederick ALBERTER - says loss of pension makes a great difference.]
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine
(DC) At congress hearings, on pension fund injustices, people complain of having to leave company a few years short of retirement, thus ineligible to collect pension. [Retired steel worker, John SAWYER - had a heart attack, now has diabetes, and has no pension.] Congress considers regulating pension plans.
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:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.