WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, during the State of the Union address Tuesday night. Limbaugh, 69, a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump, announced Monday he is battling advanced lung cancer. Trump said the diagnosis was not good news, […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama awarded the nation’s highest civilian honor to 21 groundbreaking actors, musicians, athletes and innovators who inspired him over the years and “helped make me who I am.” “Everybody on this stage has touched me in a very powerful, personal way, in ways that they probably couldn’t imagine,” Obama said […]
President Barack Obama today unveiled 21 recipients for the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor. Among them are Ellen DeGeneres, Lorne Michaels and former FCC Chairman Newton Minow
President Barack Obama celebrated 18 Americans “who devoted their lives to their fellow citizens” by presenting them with the nation’s highest civilian honor on Monday. The recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom included longtime NBC journalist Tom Brokaw, actress Meryl Streep, musician Stevie Wonder, Ethel Kennedy, and retiring Democratic Rep. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress.
President Barack Obama named 19 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients Monday. NBC News’ Tom Brokaw, Meryl Streep and Stevie Wonder were among those named to receive the nation’s highest civilian honor. The White House awards ceremony is Nov. 24.