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This Day in Georgia History

October 19, 1976

Carter Campaigned on Health Care

Campaigning in Miami, Jimmy Carter outlined his proposed health program, which would put more emphasis on preventing disease and injury than in reacting to them. Speaking to the annual convention of the American Public Health Association, Carter said “we’ve stressed cure and ignored prevention. We’ve made the hospital the first line of defense instead of the last.”