"Surrender of Lord Cornwallis," by John Trumbull. This painting depicts the British surrender to French and American troops at the Battle of Yorktown, which leads to the end of the American Revolutionary War.
President Kennedy proposed legislation to use payroll taxes to support medical care for the aged. The American Medical Association (AMA) criticized what would become Medicare, predicting that it foretold the complete socialization of medical care in the United States, echoing the AMA's earlier charges against President Truman's health care plans. He reminded Herblock of the miserly Scrooge in Dickens' A Christmas Carol.