Video and Multimedia
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- FDR’s Social Security Speech
President Roosevelt’s speech upon signing the Social Security Act into law.
- LBJ’s War on Poverty
President Lyndon B. Johnson declares War on Poverty during his State of the Union Address.
- Hull House Closes
Hull House staffers react with surprise to the closing of the legendary agency in 2012.
- What’s Next for the Affordable Care Act
Melissa Block speaks with political scientist Lawrence Jacobs of the University of Minnesota about the history of public opinion toward the extension of government social programs, including Social Security and Medicare.
- The ACA Explained
A wide variety of articles aimed at explaining the nuances of the Affordable Care Act.