50 Years of Advancing the Nation's Health

January 7, 2015 3:57 PM

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"The health of our people is, inescapably, the foundation for fulfillment of all our aspirations." These are the words of President Lyndon B. Johnson.

On this day in 1965, President Johnson addressed a joint session of Congress with a plea to do better by the American people. He asked that we honor a basic commitment to our seniors; the later years of their lives should not be ones of despondency and drift, or fear of financial hardship in the eve...

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