History of Supplemental Security Income

Professor Edward Berkowitz spoke about the history and policy of the Supplemental Security Income (SSI), which provides benefits to… read more

Professor Edward Berkowitz spoke about the history and policy of the Supplemental Security Income (SSI), which provides benefits to low-income elderly and disabled citizens. He argued that policy makers should examine the program from a historical perspective, as the media and politicians often distort the public’s view of the SSI and “welfare” in general. This event was co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the National History Center. close

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History of Supplemental Security Income

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Program ID:
316015-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 22, 2013
Last Aired:
Dec 23, 2013

Airing Details

  • Dec 22, 2013 | 6:14am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 23, 2013 | 2:15am EST | C-SPAN 3
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