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Behind The Scenes At The Presidential Medal Of Freedom Ceremony

On November 24th, AOL’s own Marlo Thomas was awarded the 2014 Presidential Medal Of Freedom, America’s highest civilian honor, at a ceremony at the White House, hosted by President Barack Obama. One of 19 recipients of this year’s medal...Show More Summary

Toni Morrison Already Wrote the Best Book of 2015

Toni Morrison doesn't need to write another book. She's published 1o celebrated fiction titles and won nearly every award there is to win as an author (a Nobel, Pulitzer Prize and Presidential Medal of Freedom are among her honors). But, no matter! Toni Morrison is pulling a Toni Morrison—again. Show More Summary

Why no mention of Roybal as a presidential honoree?

To the editor: Much to my dismay, the article omitted mention of Edward Roybal as one of the 18 people awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Obama on Monday. ("Medal of Freedom awarded to Meryl Streep, Stevie Wonder, others," Nov. 24)

Even a beleaguered president loves the perks of office

With President Barack Obama giddily professing his love for Meryl Streep as he fastened the Presidential Medal of Freedom around the famous actress's neck, we wondered what other perks of office this president enjoys.

Sports of The Times: Charlie Sifford Is Given the Presidential Medal of Freedom

last monthSports / Golf : On Par

Charlie Sifford, who in 1961 became the first African-American to join the PGA Tour, on Monday was awarded the nation’s highest civilian honor by President Obama.

President Obama Hilariously Professes His Love For Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep is the queen of award season in Hollywood, and now she's receiving special honors in Washington DC, too. On Monday, the actress was one of the 19 Americans presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor given to those who made remarkable contributions to the country in their particular field. Show More Summary

Charlie Sifford receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

Civil rights trailblazer Charlie Sifford joins Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus as the only golfers ever to receive this nation’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Charlie Sifford, a former caddie who broke the...Show More Summary

Presidential Medal Of Freedom Given To Meryl Streep, Tom Brokaw, More

The Presidential Medal of Freedom was given out by President Barack Obama to 18 recipients, and it sort of opened up the Thanksgiving holiday week. Obama said that the recipients this year made the world so much wiser, stronger, more beautiful, and more humane. Show More Summary

Meryl Streep Receives Medal of Freedom From President Obama - the Nation's Highest Civilian Honor!

President Barack Obama puts the Presidential Medal of Freedom on award winning actress Meryl Streep during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House on Monday (November 24) in Washington, DC. The 65-year-old actress was awarded the nation’s highest civilian honor alongside others including Stevie Wonder and Tom Brokaw. The evening before, Meryl [...]

Obama awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to 18

last monthNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday bestowed America's highest civilian honor on trailblazers in the arts, sports and politics, along with a couple of entertainers who are among his personal favorites.

First Draft Focus: Presidential Medal of Freedom Ceremony

President Obama presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom to 19 people on Monday.

Medal of Freedom awarded to Meryl Streep, Stevie Wonder, others

President Obama recognized 18 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, including Tom Brokaw, Stevie Wonder and Meryl Streep, in a warm and at times lighthearted ceremony Monday.

President Obama’s celeb crush: Meryl Streep

President Obama doled out some pretty serious bling today when he bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom on 18 recipients, including Stevie Wonder, Tom Brokaw and Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.). But POTUS revealed that he’s partial to one of the awardees. When it came time to give actress Meryl Streep her award, he got a little fan-boyish. […]

Posthumous Presidential Medal Of Freedom To Civil Rights Activists Who Died During "Freedom Summer"

  Today, President Obama is presenting the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the county's highest civilian honor, to a number of people, like economist Robert Solow, actress Meryl Streep, musician Stevie Wonder, choreographer Alvin Ailey (in a posthumous honor) and composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim. Show More Summary

Meryl Streep, Stevie Wonder Among 18 Awarded Presidential Medal Of Freedom By Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said this year's recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom made the world stronger, wiser, more beautiful and more humane. Obama praised the 18 artists, activists and lawmakers receiving the award at a White House ceremony on Monday. Show More Summary

Obama awards Medal of Freedom to 18, including Streep, Wonder

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Monday presented the highest U.S. civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, to 18 artists, politicians, writers, scholars and activists, including actress Meryl Streep and singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder. Show More Summary

Obama Presents Medal of Freedom to 18

President Obama presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom to a diverse group of Americans that included actress Meryl Streep, journalist Tom Brokaw and musician Stevie Wonder.

Tom Brokaw Receives Medal of Freedom

CNN and MSNBC promoted they would be covering the Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony from the White House this afternoon, but coverage from the grand jury Missouri changed those plans. “You’re going to want to see this Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony,” Wolf Blitzer, who was to anchor CNN coverage, teased around 1:20pmET. Show More Summary

Obama Awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to Abortion Activist Meryl Streep

President Barack Obama today bestowed presidential medals to a number of recipients, but one of the people given the prestigious honor was pro-abortion actress Meryl Streep. “Meryl is truly one of America’s leading ladies,” Obama said as he placed the medal around Streep’s neck. “Everybody knows I love her. Her husband knows I love her. […]

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