President Lyndon B. Johnson signs Medicare into law on July 30, 1965. At his left is former President Harry S. Truman, the first president to propose national health insurance and the first person to be enrolled in Medicare.
President Lyndon B. Johnson signs Medicare into law on July 30, 1965. At his left is former President Harry S. Truman, the first president to propose national health insurance and the first person to be enrolled in Medicare. AP Photo
President Lyndon B. Johnson signs Medicare into law on July 30, 1965. At his left is former President Harry S. Truman, the first president to propose national health insurance and the first person to be enrolled in Medicare. AP Photo

Thanks, Lyndon, I’m 64 and knocking on Medicare’s door

March 01, 2017 7:39 PM