Social Security and Women

Seniors' and women’s organizations examined the challenges facing America’s elderly women and offered proposals to modernize… read more

Seniors' and women’s organizations examined the challenges facing America’s elderly women and offered proposals to modernize benefits. They focused on a report which found that the poverty rate for senior women and widows was 50% higher than male retirees 65 and older. They also responded to questions from the audience. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Carroll Estes Chair National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare
  • Heidi Hartman President Institute for Women's Policy Research
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Social Security and Women

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Program ID:
305968-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 11, 2012
Last Aired:
May 17, 2012

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  • May 11, 2012 | 3:55pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • May 11, 2012 | 4:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 11, 2012 | 7:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 12, 2012 | 1:31am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 16, 2012 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 17, 2012 | 3:35am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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