7/30/10

Democratics, Great Society, Bismarck, Hoffa

On this day: July 30
New Orleans's Democratic government orders police to raid an integrated Republican Party meeting, killing 40 people and injuring 150 (1866)

Ajoint resolution of the U.S. Congress is signed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, authorizing "In God We Trust" as the U.S. national motto (1956)

President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Social Security Act of 1965 into law, establishing Medicare and Medicaid (1965)

b: Georg Wilhelm von Siemens (1855), Eleanor Smeal (1939), Pat Schroeder (1940); d: Otto von Bismarck (1898), Jimmy Hoffa - disappeared (1975)

Community Organizing for the New Progressive Era

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