Social Security Reform

Participants discussed the need for structural reform in the social security system because the system was not designed to deal with the… read more

Participants discussed the need for structural reform in the social security system because the system was not designed to deal with the demographic shifts in the U.S. population. They also proposed some possible solutions, especially a completely funded system based on private, personal accounts rather than a incrementally funded system based on a general trust fund. Senators Kerrey and Simpson also talked about the political difficulties of such a reform. close

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Social Security Reform

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Program ID:
73160-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 21, 1996 | 2:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jun 24, 1996 | 1:57am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jun 21, 1996 | 2:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 21, 1996 | 8:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 22, 1996 | 2:49am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 24, 1996 | 1:57am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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