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Champions of Aging

Claude Pepper

The lawmaker protected older Americans and their interests

Claude Pepper is probably best known for championing the 1986 federal law that protects older Americans from being forced out of their jobs by mandatory retirement policies. But “Red” Pepper, as he was known in his younger days (for both his hair color and his fiery liberal rhetoric), accomplished a lot more — especially for older Americans — in his 60-year political career. … Back to Article

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