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James Roosevelt Jr.

Building on FDR's legacy for senior citizens

By James Roosevelt Jr.
January 14, 2006

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IN 1935, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law. He believed that it had to be simple, guaranteed, and fair. Designed to liberate senior citizens from the fear of want, Social Security has helped cut the portion of older Americans living in poverty by 84 percent. (Full article: 753 words)

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