Wednesday, November 20, 2013

[Video] - 11.20.13: President Obama Honors the 2013 Medal of Freedom Recipients

President Obama awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom to 16 individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors. Established 50 years ago by President John F. Kennedy, the Presidential Medal of Freedom is our Nation's highest civilian honor. November 20, 2013.
Honorees included: Ernie Banks, Ben Bradlee, former President Bill Clinton, Daniel Inouye (posthumous), Daniel Kahneman, Richard Lugar, Loretta Lynn, Mario Molina, Sally Ride (posthumous), Bayard Rustin (posthumous), Arturo Sandoval, Dean Smith, Gloria Steinem, Cordy Tindell "C.T." Vivian, Patricia Wald, and Oprah Winfrey. 

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2013 Presidential Medal of Freedom award, the highest honor a civilian can receive.

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