Old Age Pensions
Eleanor Roosevelt

In a speech before the D.C. Branch of the American Association for Social Security, the Council of Social Agencies, and the Monday Evening Club, U.S. First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt examines the old age pension laws in various states, and talks about a particular incident that had made her aware of the necessity of such a security system. In Augus... Read more

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Eleanor Roosevelt: Old Age Pensions

March 1, 1934 (over 83 years ago)

In a speech before the D.C. Branch of the American Association for Social Security, the Council of Social Agencies, and the Monday Evening Club, U.S. First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt examines the old age pension laws in various states, and talks about a particular incident that had made her aware of ...

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Huey Pierce Long, Jr.: Share the Wealth

February 23, 1934 (over 83 years ago)

Huey Pierce Long, Jr. addresses the United States nation to join him in his campaign to share wealth with the marginalized people by capping working hours and savings of the wealthiest citizens. The wealth from which will be distributed to war heroes, old people in need of pension and others who ...

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Source: Huey Long

Bill Strickland: Bill Strickland Makes Change With a Slide Show

February 1, 2002 (over 15 years ago)

Bill Strickland shows his center in Pittsburgh that caters world-class education and livelihood projects for poor children and welfare mothers in the inner city.

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