Charlie Sifford will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom on November 24. The following is from the archives. I knew what I was getting into when I chose golf. Hell, I knew I'd never get rich and famous. All the discrimination, the not being able to play where I deserved and wanted to play — in the end I didn't give a damn. Show More Summary
If George Soros, whose fund threw Gross a couple of nickels earlier this week, had any doubts about his investment with the former Pimco CEO, they have been assuaged. Not only has Gross pledged his undying stewardship of Soros’s capital...Show More Summary
Harvey Milk did something that few people ever do -- he started a movement that changed the nation. His legacy lives on through the great work being done by his nephew, Stuart Milk, who accepted the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Harvey's behalf posthumously in 2009, the same year that I humbly received the same award for my work with Susan G. Show More Summary
Charlie Sifford CONGRATULATIONS TO CHARLIE SIFFORD for being named as one of the 19 people to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom on November 24. The medal is the highest civilian honor in America. Sifford will be the third golfer to receive the award. Show More Summary
The Chilean-American novelist is among 19 people slated to receive the highest civilian honor in the U.S. Also: The fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm get a gruesome new translation.
Charlie Sifford, who helped desegregate the PGA Tour and pave the way for Tiger Woods, will become only the third golfer to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Tiger Woods expressed his gratitude on Monday night to Charlie Sifford...Show More Summary
Wow, what amazing recognition! On Tuesday, President Obama announced his plans to honor Meryl Streep, Stevie Wonder and news anchor Tom Brokaw with the Presidential Medal of Freedom! The award, which is the highest honor bestowed to U.S. Show More Summary
The 2014 United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set – Warren G. Harding includes an uncirculated Warren G. Harding $1 Coin and a Florence Harding Bronze Medal bearing a likeness of the First Spouse Gold Coin. The coin and medal are held in a durable plastic card enhanced with beautiful […]
Isabel Allende will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, President Obama announced Tuesday. Allende, whose best-known book is "The House of the Spirits," is the only novelist among the 19 recipients of the nation's highest civilian honor.
Also receiving the medal this year: Ethel Kennedy, Suzan Harjo, Stevie Wonder, and more. [ more › ]
Late dance legend Alvin Ailey and Broadway superstar Stephen Sondheim will be among this year's Presidential Medal Of Freedom honorees. Among the honorees representing the arts world are Stevie Wonder, Stephen Sondheim, Meryl Streep, actress Marlo Thomas, Tom Brokaw, writer and activist Suzan Harjo, and author Isabel Allende. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama (pictured, via) will present 19 individuals with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. According to the White House blog, this award is considered to be “our Nation’s highest civilian honor.” The people within this...Show More Summary
Former NBC Nightly News veteran Tom Brokaw has been awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The award is America’s highest civilian honor. According to the White House, the Medal of Freedom is given to those that have made “meritorious...Show More Summary
President Barack Obama has chosen NBC News special correspondent and former “Nightly News” anchor Tom Brokaw to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The medal is the nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals “who...Show More Summary
President Obama named nineteen recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom today, among them, legendary NBC anchor, Tom Brokaw. Other notable recipients include Ethel Kennedy, Stevie Wonder, Meryl Streep, and Stephen Sondheim. The...Show More Summary
President Obama announced Tuesday that Meryl Streep and Stevie Wonder are among the latest Americans who will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The president will award the medals on Nov. 24 at the White House. The medal isShow More Summary
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Charlie Sifford, who became the first black player to earn a PGA Tour card, was named Monday as one of 19 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor. Sifford earned his status in 1961, eventually going on to win the 1967 Greater Hartford Open and 1969 Los Angeles Open. Show More Summary
On Monday, the White House announced the recipients of the 2014 Presidential Medal of Freedom Award, the country's highest civilian commendation. A few of this year’s 19 winners include Meryl Streep, Stevie Wonder, Stephen Sondheim, and Tom Brokaw. Show More Summary
Singer Stevie Wonder, broadcaster Tom Brokaw and actress Meryl Streep are among a small group Americans that President Obama will honor with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.