Fifty years ago today, May 18, 1967
The Defense Department has saved $21.2 million on seven drugs by rejecting what it has termed “unreasonable” U.S. prices and buying from foreign manufacturers, it was learned today.
A Defense Supply Agency document showed the savings achieved on the seven drugs since 1959 by taking advantage of lower foreign prices.
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House Republican Leader Gerald R. Ford said today the GOP leadership was solidly behind a move to kill the Administration’s rent subsidy plan. The Great Society program is a prime target of the strengthened GOP majority.
Lynda Bird Johnson, daughter of the President, made her debut as an actress yesterday in a one-minute television announcement for the Easter Seals Fund.