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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 18:00:00disabled2325940277tpwfUgK08Agtrue114923Why the typical worker is struggling to share U.S. prosperityThe latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows a pattern of uneven progress. While the poverty and unemployment rates have fallen, prosperity is no longer widely shared as the economy grows. Sheldon Danziger of the Russell Sage Foundation talks with Judy Woodruff about why financial progress for the typical American family has stalled for 15 years.2014-09-18 06:00 pmhttp://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/incomegaps-320x196.jpg7h0qoAmXAKY114754News Wrap: NFL to begin testing for human growth hormoneIn our news wrap Wednesday, the NFL and its players union agreed to a revised policy on performance enhancing drugs that will include testing for human growth hormone, in addition to steroids and diuretics. Also, authorities closed schools in a region of Pennsylvania as police hunted for a suspect believed to have killed a state trooper and wounded another.2014-09-17 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/newswrap3-320x196.jpeg2365327291zMwkNuqsH5E114531How engaging diversity made Xerox a company to copyXerox, a $22 billion company, is the first Fortune-500 corporation to have a female CEO. Its commitment to a diverse workforce began in the 1960s, when the founder pledged job opportunities for the African-American community. Economics correspondent Paul Solman explores how the effort to include and amplify multiple points of view has helped it survive and adapt to an ever-morphing market.2014-09-15 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/xerox-320x196.jpg2365325797vynPVmN9kqQ
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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