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

Northwestern 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 ...

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

Outgoing 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 ...

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

Music 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 ...

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

On 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 ...

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

Vin 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 ...

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

Yesterday, 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 ...

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

In 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.

Garwin to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom - Secrecy 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 ...

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

Yesterday, 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 ...

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

On 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.

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

Kareem 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.

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

If 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 ...

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

Obama 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.

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

President 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.

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

Bruce 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 ...

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

President 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 ...

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

Bruce 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 ...

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

Vin 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.

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

Kareem 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 ...

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

Congratulations 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 ...