Daily Archives: December 24, 2017

The Group – Mary McCarthy (1963)

“The Group is the best-known novel of American writer Mary McCarthy. It made New York Times Best Seller list in 1963 and remained there for almost two years. In 1933, eight young female friends graduate from Vassar College. The book … Continue reading

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Social Security Amendments of 1965

President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the bill creating Medicare and Medicaid in 1965, with former President Harry S. Truman, who had tried to establish national health insurance, seated at right. “The Social Security Amendments of 1965, Pub.L. 89–97, 79 Stat. 286, enacted … Continue reading

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