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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(DC) General Accounting Office findings on payment errors in Social Security system due to computer errors examined; case of James Badgero, declared dead by Social Security but quite alive, cited as example [Ara BADGERO - notes Social Security had no basis for such decision.] Social Security's response outlined. [James BADGERO - recalls bank informing him of Social Security withdrawing his wife's widow's benefits.] [Senator John HEINZ - considers Social Security's recoupment process outrageous; notes number bank accounts invaded by Social Security] Upcoming cong. hearings on situation mentioned. [James BADGERO - doesn't expect any success at hearings.]
REPORTER: Charles Gibson
- Gibson, Charles;
- Jennings, Peter
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