President Lyndon Johnson (left) signed the Medicare bill into law on July 30, 1965, while former president Harry S. Truman watched during a ceremony at the Truman Library in Independence.
President Lyndon Johnson (left) signed the Medicare bill into law on July 30, 1965, while former president Harry S. Truman watched during a ceremony at the Truman Library in Independence. The Associated Press
President Lyndon Johnson (left) signed the Medicare bill into law on July 30, 1965, while former president Harry S. Truman watched during a ceremony at the Truman Library in Independence. The Associated Press

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