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Northwestern alum to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom - Northwestern University NewsCenter;

Northwestern alum to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom - Northwestern University NewsCenter

Northwestern University NewsCenterNorthwestern alum to receive Presidential Medal of FreedomNorthwestern University NewsCenterNorthwestern University alumnus Newton N. Minow, originator of the televised U.S. presidential debates, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, the White House announced yesterday. President Barack Obama ...and more »

Outgoing US President Barack Obama Awards Presidential Medal Of Freedom To Tom Hanks, Bruce Springsteen, 19 ... - Gamenguide;

Outgoing US President Barack Obama Awards Presidential Medal Of Freedom To Tom Hanks, Bruce Springsteen, 19 ... - Gamenguide

GamenguideOutgoing US President Barack Obama Awards Presidential Medal Of Freedom To Tom Hanks, Bruce Springsteen, 19 ...GamenguideOutgoing US president Barack Obama will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Tom Hanks, Bruce Springsteen and 19 other outstanding individuals who have brought unity to the country through their respective crafts. (Photo: Dennis Brack/Black ...and more »

Obama to award Presidential Medal of Freedom to 21 recipients, including Abdul-Jabbar, DeGeneres, Hanks, De Niro ... - Daily Mail;

Obama to award Presidential Medal of Freedom to 21 recipients, including Abdul-Jabbar, DeGeneres, Hanks, De Niro ... - Daily Mail

Daily MailObama to award Presidential Medal of Freedom to 21 recipients, including Abdul-Jabbar, DeGeneres, Hanks, De Niro ...Daily MailMusic legend Bruce Springsteen, basketball star Michael Jordan and actor Robert De Niro are among 21 people who will be honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the White House said Wednesday. The nation's highest civilian honor is 'a tribute to ...and more »

Black Legends to Receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom - NBCNews.com;

Black Legends to Receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comBlack Legends to Receive the Presidential Medal of FreedomNBCNews.comOn November 22nd, President Obama will present the Presidential Medal of Freedom to some of the nation's top luminaries in science, the arts, and sports. This recognition is given to those who have made significant contributions to the security or ...and more »

Vin Scully is Getting the Presidential Medal of Freedom! - PJ Media;

Vin Scully is Getting the Presidential Medal of Freedom! - PJ Media

PJ MediaVin Scully is Getting the Presidential Medal of Freedom!PJ MediaVin Scully is the legendary baseball announcer for the Dodgers who just retired this year. His professionalism inspired so many across Southern California. Now President Obama is awarding him the Presidential Medal of Freedom, which is a little ironic ...and more »

Obama Announces 2016 Recipients of Presidential Medal of Freedom - Atlanta Black Star;

Obama Announces 2016 Recipients of Presidential Medal of Freedom - Atlanta Black Star

Atlanta Black StarObama Announces 2016 Recipients of Presidential Medal of FreedomAtlanta Black StarYesterday, November 16, President Obama announced the 21 new recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom for 2016. This award is “presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of ...and more »

Tom Hanks on Trump election: 'America has been in worse places' - Washington Times;

Tom Hanks on Trump election: 'America has been in worse places' - Washington Times

Washington TimesTom Hanks on Trump election: 'America has been in worse places'Washington TimesIn this Sept. 27, 2016 file photo, actor Tom Hanks speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Barack Obama is honoring Hanks, Cicely Tyson, Michael Jordan and others with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor.and more »

Garwin to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom - Secrecy News (blog)

Garwin to Receive Presidential Medal of FreedomSecrecy News (blog)The celebrated and accomplished individuals selected by President Obama to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom — the nation's highest civilian honor — include figures such as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill and Melinda Gates, Robert Redford, Bruce ...and more »

Bruce Springsteen, Diana Ross Awarded Presidential Medal Of Freedom - Artistdirect.com

Bruce Springsteen, Diana Ross Awarded Presidential Medal Of FreedomArtistdirect.comYesterday, President Obama announced 21 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Bruce Springsteen and Diana Ross were among those who received the award, which is the nation's highest civilian honor. Obama stated in a press release, "The ...and more »

Vin Scully was shocked to learn he was receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom - SB Nation;

Vin Scully was shocked to learn he was receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom - SB Nation

SB NationVin Scully was shocked to learn he was receiving the Presidential Medal of FreedomSB NationOn Wednesday, Vin Scully was announced as one of 21 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. It's the highest civilian honor in the United States. Scully's reaction to the news, was to make sure they were calling the right guy. Gotta love #VIN.and more »

Michael Jordan, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Vin Scully to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom - UPI.com;

Michael Jordan, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Vin Scully to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom - UPI.com

UPI.comMichael Jordan, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Vin Scully to receive Presidential Medal of FreedomUPI.comKareem Abdul-Jabbar addresses delegates on day four of the Democratic National Convention at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on July 28, 2016. Democrat Hillary Clinton will face Republican Donald Trump in the national election.and more »

Tom Hanks to Be Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom - Yahoo Sports;

Tom Hanks to Be Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom - Yahoo Sports

Yahoo SportsTom Hanks to Be Awarded Presidential Medal of FreedomYahoo SportsIf you're looking for a quick shot of the day's biggest celebrity headlines, we have you covered. Here's what's buzzing for Nov. 17: 1. Tom Hanks will be awarded the nation's highest civilian honor: the Presidential Medal of Freedom. It is “presented ...and more »

Cicely Tyson, Diana Ross To Receive Presidential Medal Of Freedom - Essence.com;

Cicely Tyson, Diana Ross To Receive Presidential Medal Of Freedom - Essence.com

Essence.comCicely Tyson, Diana Ross To Receive Presidential Medal Of FreedomEssence.comObama will give 21 recipients the nation's highest civilian honor in a ceremony later this month. The countdown to President Obama's last day in office is fast approaching and his last Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony will take place this month.and more »

White House honors 5 technology innovators with the Presidential Medal of Freedom - TechRepublic;

White House honors 5 technology innovators with the Presidential Medal of Freedom - TechRepublic

TechRepublicWhite House honors 5 technology innovators with the Presidential Medal of FreedomTechRepublicPresident Obama named 21 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest honor for a civilian. Nearly a quarter are tech leaders, and three from that group are women. Here's who they are. By Hope Reese | November 17, 2016, 8:12 AM PST.and more »

Bruce Springsteen will receive Presidential Medal of Freedom at White House - Raw Story;

Bruce Springsteen will receive Presidential Medal of Freedom at White House - Raw Story

Raw StoryBruce Springsteen will receive Presidential Medal of Freedom at White HouseRaw StoryBruce Springsteen and the E Street Band perform on stage at Madison Square Garden during his "Wrecking Ball" World Tour. The E Street Band's members are: Roy Bittan - piano, synthesizer; Nils Lofgren - guitar, vocals; Patti Scialfa - guitar, vocals ...and more »

Obama Will Award Presidential Medal of Freedom to Ellen DeGeneres, Tom Hanks, and 19 Others - TeenVogue.com;

Obama Will Award Presidential Medal of Freedom to Ellen DeGeneres, Tom Hanks, and 19 Others - TeenVogue.com

TeenVogue.comObama Will Award Presidential Medal of Freedom to Ellen DeGeneres, Tom Hanks, and 19 OthersTeenVogue.comPresident Obama is awarding 21 people with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the "nation's highest civilian honor," and on the list are a number of people whose names you surely recognize, including Ellen DeGeneres, Robert De Niro, Tom Hanks, Diana ...and more »

The Boss, Hanks and De Niro get final Obama honour - RTE.ie;

The Boss, Hanks and De Niro get final Obama honour - RTE.ie

RTE.ieThe Boss, Hanks and De Niro get final Obama honourRTE.ieBruce Springsteen, Tom Hanks, Robert De Niro and chat show host Ellen DeGeneres are among several famous recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the United States' highest civilian honour. They were all included in Barack Obama's final list of ...and more »

Listen to Vin Scully's priceless reaction to earning the Presidential Medal of Freedom - FOXSports.com;

Listen to Vin Scully's priceless reaction to earning the Presidential Medal of Freedom - FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comListen to Vin Scully's priceless reaction to earning the Presidential Medal of FreedomFOXSports.comVin Scully will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom later this month, though he probably still can't believe it. His reaction when he took the call from White House press secretary Josh Earnest on Wednesday was classic Vin Scully. “Oh my gosh. No.and more »

Ellen DeGeneres and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Among 2016 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients - New York Times;

Ellen DeGeneres and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Among 2016 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients - New York Times

New York TimesEllen DeGeneres and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Among 2016 Presidential Medal of Freedom RecipientsNew York TimesKareem Abdul-Jabbar at a presidential debate in Las Vegas last month. Credit Pool photo by Joe Raedle. President Obama named the recipients of the 2016 Presidential Medal of Freedom on Wednesday, a list that includes cultural, athletic and ...and more »

Jordan, Abdul-Jabbar to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom - Inquirer.net;

Jordan, Abdul-Jabbar to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netJordan, Abdul-Jabbar to receive Presidential Medal of FreedomInquirer.netCongratulations to HOF members Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Michael Jordan on being named recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom! pic.twitter.com/2D1E621NGr. — Basketball HOF (@Hoophall) November 16, 2016. Outgoing US President Barrack ...and more »