Quotes to Note | Harry Truman on National Healthcare

Harry Truman

“The health of American children, like their education, should be recognized as a definite public responsibility.”

– Harry Truman, National Health Assembly Dinner, May 1, 1948

For the full text of the speech go to http://www.trumanlibrary.org/publicpapers/viewpapers.php?pid=1612

Quotes to Note | Roosevelt on Social Security

RADIO ADDRESS ON THE THIRD ANNIVERSARY OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY ACT, August 15, 1938

The [Social Security] Act does not offer anyone, either individually or collectively, an easy life–nor was it ever intended so to do.

-Franklin D. Roosevelt, Radio address on the 3rd anniversary of the Social Security Act, August 15, 1938