PBS NewsHour

An Argument Against Cuts to Medicare and Social Security

Clip: 12/06/2012 | 8m 17s

Republicans have proposed changes to so-called entitlements such as social security and Medicare to reduce the U.S. deficit. But Max Richtman of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare says these aren't entitlements, but earned benefits. He tells Judy Woodruff why these programs shouldn't be changed.

Aired: 12/06/12

Rating: NR

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