This Day in History
On this day in 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signs Medicare, a health insurance program for elderly Americans, into law. At the bill-signing ceremony, which…
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Category: James Cook
This week, we’ll take a look at preserved foods aboard ships, and find out how even a humble cabbage can change the course of human history.