Medicare and Medicaid: Europe's Advice to the U.S. in 1965
U.S. News & World Report
President Lyndon Johnson signs the Medicare bill into law while former President Harry S. Truman, right, observes during a ceremony at the Truman Library in Independence, Mo., on July 30, 1965. At rear are Lady Bird Johnson, Vice President Hubert ...
Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Medicare
Shortly after winning the White House in 1964 with the unprecedented electoral mandate of 61 percent of the popular vote, Lyndon Baines Johnson, the 36th president, set the most ambitious domestic agenda since his hero, Franklin Roosevelt, had ushered ...
Lyndon Johnson holds meetings on future of Vietnam War, July 21, 1965
On this day in 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson began a weeklong series of conferences with his civilian and military advisers on Vietnam. The White House review occurred shortly after Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara returned from the war zone ...
Boyhood Home of President Lyndon B. Johnson Getting Facelift
JOHNSON CITY, Texas -- The boyhood home of President Lyndon B. Johnson will be getting a few upgrades. The home is in Johnson City about 50 miles west of Austin. For the next few months window frames, wood siding and porch flooring will be replaced.