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Special Assignment (The Retirement Dream: Can We Afford It?) #66421

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 01, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Cocoa Beach, Florida) Impact of inflation on retirement plans examined. [Warren KING, Grover THOMAS - comment.] Decring. value of the dollar and fact that Social Security system is going broke noted; details outlined on screen. Prognosis for future financing of system discussed. [Arthur KREIG, Elma TUUNANEN, Mike PASIECZNYK - comment.] Social Security program's beginning in Depression years recalled; films shown. [August 14, 1935, Franklin D. ROOSEVELT - announces Social Security plan.] Change in program's focus noted. [Commission on Pension Policy spokesperson Lisle CARTER - comments.] Ex. of benefits received by single person and by couple listed on screen; Tnax. Social Security payments one could make and role of unemployed workers in situation outlined on screen. [Stuart NICHOLSON, Frank PALMER - comment.] Palmer's incring. disillusion with regard to retiring noted.
REPORTER: Ron Miller

Miller, Ron;
Robinson, Max

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