Then-president Lyndon B. Johnson trades pens with former president Harry S. Truman on July 30, 1965, when LBJ signed historic healthcare legislation creating Medicare and Medicaid. Truman had first suggested a healthcare system about 20 years earlier.
Then-president Lyndon B. Johnson trades pens with former president Harry S. Truman on July 30, 1965, when LBJ signed historic healthcare legislation creating Medicare and Medicaid. Truman had first suggested a healthcare system about 20 years earlier.
Then-president Lyndon B. Johnson trades pens with former president Harry S. Truman on July 30, 1965, when LBJ signed historic healthcare legislation creating Medicare and Medicaid. Truman had first suggested a healthcare system about 20 years earlier.

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