Medal of Freedom


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Medal of Freedom

highest award given a U.S. citizen; established 1963. [Am. Hist.: Misc.]
See: Prize
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The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the highest civilian honor in the US and is bestowed on individuals who have made great contributions to the development of the country.
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Sheftel stated that giving Peres the Medal of Freedom was done for political purposes, saying, "It was a cynical act by the most hostile president to Israel since President Roosevelt, who was one of the architects of the Holocaust, when he prevented the bombing of Auschwitz.
Summary: President Obama has awarded physicist Stephen Hawking America's highest civilian honour, the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
He has been elected to the Institute of Medicine and the National Academy of Sciences and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2007.
In 1995, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Bill Clinton.
president Bill Clinton awarded Fuller the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor.
GOOD to see Tony Blair, Dubya's "true friend", managed to find time to pick up the Presidential Medal of Freedom from his bestest mate in the White House.
Former prime minister Tony Blair, who collected the President's Medal of Freedom.
At the White House in front of his wife Cherie, Mr Blair received the President's Medal of Freedom in recognition of his work to "improve the lives of citizens" and for his efforts to promote "democracy, human rights and peace abroad".
George Bush is to give the highest US civilian award, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, to three world leaders who have been among his closest international allies, particularly in the Iraq war.
He was awarded the CBE and the US Medal of Freedom with Silver Palm, for his work and died on October 30, 1963, aged 65, at his sister's home.