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Social Security / Politics #624102

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 07, 1998
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Kansas City: Claire Shipman) President Clinton's unleashing of a national dialogue on reforming Social Security featured; scenes shown from his stop in Kansas City. [CLINTON - speaks on Social Security.] [Two young STUDENTS - offer suggestions.] Possible solutions to deal with the system's problems, including privatization, outlined.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(New York: Mike Jensen) The "shell "game of Social Security examined; details given of myths about the Social Security system, which is essentially based on government IOUs. [Buddy MORGAN, son Tim MORGAN - question the system.] [Cato Institution policy analyst Darcy OLSEN - says people don't understand where their money goes.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Jensen, Mike;
Shipman, Claire
Duration:
00:05:10

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