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1949 Senate Hearings on a National Health Program


Photo: Senator Robert Wagner, testifying to his colleagues in 1938.

[Info on the hearings goes here: held by the Subcommittee on Health Legislation of the Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, chaired by Senator James Murray. In addition to the National Health Insurance and Public Health Act (S. 1679, H.R. 4312), which was sponsored by the Chair of the Subcommittee, Senator Murray, testimony was heard on three other bills: S. 1106, the “Medical Aid Act of 1949”; S. 1456, the “Voluntary Health Insurance Act”; and S. 1581, the “National Health Act of 1949.”]

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Index of Public Hearings


1949 Hearings on a “National Health Program” by the Subcommittee on Health Legislation of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare

Public Hearings hosted on S. 1679 and several other national health bills by the Subcommittee on Health Legislation (Part 1: May 23, 24, 25, 31 and June 1, 2, 1949):

Public Hearings hosted on S. 1679 and several other national health bills by the Subcommittee on Health Legislation (Part 2: June 6, 7, 8, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29, 1949):


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