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  Does Hollywood Serve Us Right?
Think Tank with Ben Wattenberg visits the Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, California. Hollywood has always been a major ...
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Securing Social Security
Aired 7/1/2000

Social Security was once the "third rail" of American politics, and no candidate dared touch it. But a booming economy and a soaring stock market have changed the debate. This yearís presidential campaign has seen proposals from both major candidates to shore up the Social Security systemís finances. George W. Bush advocates allowing individuals to invest a portion of their Social Security contributions in the stock market. Al Gore would use general revenues to keep the system solvent while adding a separate subsidized retirement savings plan. How can we best guarantee benefits for the nationís growing number of retirees? Can the stock market ensure Social Securityís future?
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Originally Aired: 7/1/2000

   
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