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I CAN'T AFFORD TO GET SICK, I'M VOTING FOR NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE

Object Number: 
2011.40.3
Date: 
1947-1948
Medium: 
Plastic, metal
Dimensions: 
Diameter: 2 in. (5.1 cm)
Description: 
Top half, red on white, text: "I CAN'T / AFFORD TO / GET SICK." Bottom half, white on red. "I'M VOTING FOR / NATIONAL HEALTH / INSURANCE."
Gallery Label: 
Despite virulent attacks that a national health insurance program was akin to "socialized medicine," President Harry S. Truman made a single comprehensive national health care program a key point in his 1947-48 presidential campaign.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ted and Eileen Rowland
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group