Resolved: Social Security

Mr. Glassman and Mr. Aaron debated about the privatization of Social Security and if it would benefit the American people. They focused on the… read more

Mr. Glassman and Mr. Aaron debated about the privatization of Social Security and if it would benefit the American people. They focused on the increased costs of mutual funds and pensions to last throughout one’s retirement compared to the income deductions of Social Security. They also discussed how privatization would allow individuals to determine the age that they want to retire. close

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  • Henry Aaron Director (Former) Brookings Institution->Economic Studies
  • Douglas J. Besharov Professor University of Maryland, College Park->School of Public Affairs
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Resolved: Social Security

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Program ID:
115745-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Debate
Location:
College Park, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
Nov 23, 1998 | 11:26pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Nov 24, 1998 | 3:30am EST | C-SPAN 1

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  • Nov 23, 1998 | 11:26pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 24, 1998 | 3:30am EST | C-SPAN 1
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