TITLE

B.S. agenda

AUTHOR(S)
Judis, John B.
PUB. DATE
August 1996
SOURCE
New Republic;8/05/96, Vol. 215 Issue 6, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Comments on the remarks made by U.S. Reform Party politician Richard Lamm on July 9, 1996 regarding the state of the Social Security system in the country. Inaccuracy of Lamm's pronouncements on the Social Security system; Impact of the adoption of the Social Security Act of 1935 on senior citizens; Reaction to Lamm's argument that Social Security transfers money from the young to the rich elderly.
ACCESSION #
9607267500

 

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