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Medal of Freedom Recipients

Tom Brokaw To Receive Presidential Medal Of Freedom

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 11.11.2014 | Media

NBC News' Tom Brokaw will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's "highest civilian honor," the White House announced in a press rele...

Oprah Winfrey, Civil Rights Activists & Baseball Legend To Receive Presidential Award

Posted 08.09.2013 | Black Voices

Civil Rights activists Bayard Rustin and Cordy Tindell “C.T.” Vivian, legendary baseball player Ernie Banks and media mogul Oprah Winfrey, are amo...

Playing Politics With Presidential Medals

David Macaray | Posted 02.18.2012 | Politics
David Macaray

The day will surely come when some future president awards the Medal of Freedom to George W. Bush. It will happen. But why on earth would an ex-president need the same medal that Richard Petty got?

President Obama Presents Medal Of Freedom To Jasper Johns

WSJ | Alexandra Cheney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Among the politicians and investors, contemporary artist Jasper Johns received the Presidential Medal of Freedom at The White House Tuesday afternoon....

Presidential Medal Of Freedom Recipients

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama handed out the Presidential Medals of Freedom today, one of the highest civillian awards in the United States. The award, which is ...