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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."
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.
Gift of Ted and Eileen Rowland
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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