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Medicare Turns 50 on July 30

Medicare is America’s most successful healthcare program. This month, we’ll mark the 50th anniversary of Medicare being signed into law. On July 30, 1965, former President Harry S. Truman became the first American to enroll in Medicare. 
Celebrations in the Madison area:
Wednesday, July 29 – Madison, WI
Physicians for a National Health Plan
Celebrate Medicare’s 50th birthday with expert panel, cake & singing
Special Medicare Birthday commentaries by Russ Feingold & Tammy Baldwin
When: Wednesday, July 29, 6:30PM-8:30PM
Where: First Unitarian Society Auditorium, 900 University Bay Drive (across from UW Hospital ER), Madison, WI
Contact: Wisconsin PNHP at
Thursday, July 30 – Madison, WI
Alliance for Retired Americans
When: Thursday, July 30, 1:00 pm
Where: Madison Labor Temple, 1602 South Park Street, Madison, WI
Contact: Gregory Neil, 608-556-9521 or
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