Medal of Freedom

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Medal of Freedom

highest award given a U.S. citizen; established 1963. [Am. Hist.: Misc.]
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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.
I have begun a petition on the White House petitions site to ask that Harriet Tubman, the personification of the love and importance of freedom, be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, by President Barack Obama," says Houston, whose latest film, RUNAWAY ISLAND, premiered at the American Black Film Festival in New York City.
The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the nation's highest civilian honor, it was established by President John F.
The Presidential Medal of Freedom is reserved for individuals who have made ''meritorious contributions'' to U.
The Jerusalem Post by Israeli President Shimon Peres on Wednesday honored the 42nd president of the United States Bill Clinton with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, stating that the "two-state solution is your gift to Israel.
In addition to receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Cliburn received the Russian Friendship Medal in October 2004.
Hundreds of anti-Zionism Jews gathered in front of the White House Wednesday evening protesting to the move of US President Barack Obama on awarding head of the Zionist regime Shimon Peres with the US Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Peres left for the United States overnight, and is scheduled to be received at the White House on Wednesday, where US President Barack Obama will present him with the presidential medal of freedom.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday hailed the courage of Gordon Hirabayashi for defying the internment order for Japanese Americans during World War II as he posthumously awarded him the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian award.
Poland is making an international issue out of President Obama's use of the term "Polish death camp" while giving Jan Karski the Presidential Medal of Freedom yesterday.
For her work teaching people to read in 26 countries, Colvin received the President's Volunteer Action Award in 1987, the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2006, and induction into the National Women's Hall of Fame in 1991.
He retired from boxing in 1981 and devoted himself to social causes, and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President George W.

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