Page 2 of remarks by the President at the Signing of the Medicare Bill, Independence, Missouri

This is the second page of the press release issuing the remarks President Lyndon Johnson made upon signing Public Law 89-97, Social Security Amendments of 1965, which created the Medicare program of health care benefits for those over the age of 65. July 30, 1965. (Photo courtesy of Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library, U.S. National Archives)