Lyndon Johnson and the Trick That Created Medicare

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By Bruce Carlson. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Be a fly on the wall for Lyndon Johnson's discussions around the passage of Medicare, and how he co-opted his opponent's plans to make it work, and pulled off a political stunt that ensured the program would work.

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