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BILL SIGNED INTO LAW ON THIS DAY IN 1965

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President Lyndon B. Johnson (left) signed Medicare, a health insurance
program for elderly Americans, into law. At the bill-signing ceremony,
which took place at the Truman Library in Independence,
Missouri,
former President
Harry Truman (seated right) was enrolled as Medicare’s
first beneficiary receiving the first Medicare card.
         

Johnson wanted to recognize Truman, who, in 1945, had become the first
president to propose national health insurance, an initiative that was
opposed at the time by Congress.


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President Lyndon Johnson (left) and President Harry S. Truman
shake hands at the Medicare Bill Signing.

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COMPANY FOUNDED ON THIS DAY IN 1868

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MetLife, Inc. is the holding corporation for the Metropolitan Life Insurance
Company (MLIC), better known as MetLife, and its affiliates. MetLife is among
the largest global providers of insurance, annuities, and employee benefit
programs, with 90 million customers in over 60 countries.

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