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Are Older Americans Helped Or Hurt By Changing Inflation?
December 27, 1995 at 12:00 AM EST
4906633903Are Older Americans Helped Or Hurt By Changing Inflation?From the December 27, 1995 edition of "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer"1995-12-27 18:00:00disabled2325940277tpwfUgK08Ag207620In coal country, putting faith in Trump's economic promisesIn the coal towns of West Virginia, President Trump made economic promises that helped him win the election. Around 12,000 mining jobs have been eliminated in the last few years in that state alone while production remains at its lowest since the 1980s. In collaboration with the NewsHour and Marketplace, Frontline offers a look at the hopes and realities for some of the Americans who voted Trump.2017-02-21 18:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/RTX2RU18-320x196.jpg2365962295gkzXw6BG3nw207189'Deaths of despair' are cutting life short for some white AmericansIn spite of decades of advancements in health care, diet and safety, white Americans are now living shorter lives, a trend that has surprised experts. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports out of Maysville, Kentucky, an area struggling with an increase in addiction, overdoses and suicide.2017-02-16 08:44 pmhttp://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/GettyImages-481663353-320x196.jpgKG4USJgZhoc206629GE, other corporations shop for best relocation dealsAmerican companies have often moved manufacturing plants in search of cheaper labor or easier access to raw materials. But inside the U.S., states are competing with each other to attract new companies and the jobs they bring. In turn, corporations leverage their position to shop around for the best deals and tax incentives to relocate. NewsHour Weekend Correspondent Christopher Booker reports.2017-02-11 00:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/GE-Still-03-320x196.jpg2365955155hyCZteeXgfg
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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