Lyndon B. Johnson Signs the Medicare Act Ca. 1965

Lyndon B. Johnson Signs the Medicare Act Ca. 1965

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Part of President Lyndon B. Johnson's Great Society program, Medicare provided a form of health insurance to the poor and the elderly. Medicare was a limited version of the comprehensive national health insurance program that former president Harry Truman had proposed as part of his Fair Deal program in 1949. Truman was present when Johnson signed the Medicare Act on July 30, 1965.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : , WPA Film Library, , [1965]
Copyright Date: ©1965
Characteristics: video file,rda
1 online resource (1 video file (0 min., 47 sec.)) : sound
Additional Contributors: WPA Film Library
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