Nancy Altman

Social Security Works

Guest

Co-Director of Social Security Works and co-chair of the Strengthen Social Security coalition and campaign; chair of the Board of Directors of the Pension Rights Center and author of The Battle for Social Security: From FDR's Vision to Bush's Gamble

Nancy Altman on KCRW

The  Obama  and  Romney  campaigns are battling over  Medicare  and, less openly, the so-called "Third Rail of Politics:"  Social Security .

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