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Are Older Americans Helped Or Hurt By Changing Inflation?
December 27, 1995 at 12:00 AM EDT
4906633903Are Older Americans Helped Or Hurt By Changing Inflation?From the December 27, 1995 edition of "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer"1995-12-27 18:00:00disabled2325940277tpwfUgK08Ag214286Tensions rising, what's U.S.'s next move on North Korea?Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said at the U.N. Security Council that it's time for "painful" new sanctions to make North Korea give up its nuclear and missile programs. His statement comes amid rising tension between the Trump administration and the Asian nation, and word of a ballistic missile test. Judy Woodruff talks with former State Department officials John Merrill and Balbina Hwang.2017-04-28 06:00 pmhttp://d3i6fh83elv35t.cloudfront.net/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/imho1-2-320x196.jpg3000408864Rf4LlIhhBAE214160Why the U.S. pays more for health careWhy are American health care costs by far the highest in the world? Journalist and former practicing physician Elisabeth Rosenthal chronicles how we got here in her new book, "An American Sickness." Economics correspondent Paul Solman talks with Rosenthal about the forces driving high prices and what could be done to bring costs down.2017-04-27 06:00 pmhttp://d3i6fh83elv35t.cloudfront.net/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/aidindying-320x196.jpg3000369204gXBPKE28UF0214019Mulvaney: Trump tax plan benefits middle class, businessesThe Trump administration has released an outline of what it calls "the largest tax reform" in U.S. history. White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney sat down with Judy Woodruff to discuss the president’s goal of driving economic growth, whether or not it matters if President Trump will personally profit from his own tax plan and more.2017-04-26 06:00 pmhttp://d3i6fh83elv35t.cloudfront.net/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/mick1-e1493250641890-320x196.jpg3000336663-TAVokM1glI
When high-level talks between the White House and Congress resume on Friday, one idea that's expecting to get close attention is adjusting the Consumer Price Index. Paul Solman reports on the proposal and its potential impact.
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