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Presented by Hugh Scully , reporter Helen Madden.
A second chance to see the special edition marking the 80th anniversary of the old age pension.
It took a long and bitter campaign to win the first five-shilling pension in 1909. Eighty years on, Helen Madden finds that some pensioners - including Jack Jones and Barbara Castle - are still campaigning.
What of the future? Will the growth of private schemes eventually make the state pension unnecessary? Is the newly-formed Association for Retired Persons the right organisation to take pensioners into the 1990s? Producer TIM LAMBERT Series editor CHRIS LENT (e)
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Presented By: Hugh Scully
Reporter: Helen Madden.
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Unknown: Jack Jones
Producer: Tim Lambert

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