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Jeb Bush slings ‘failed secretary’ arrows at Hillary, who deflects them with the Liberty Medal he gave her not long ago

Written by Doug Powers Yesterday was Jeb Bush’s first day as an official GOP candidate, and his immediate focus was on Hillary Clinton: Newly declared Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is fast out of the gate when it comes to criticizing Hillary Rodham Clinton, the Democratic front-runner. In his New Hampshire debut as an official […]

Yogi Berra’s Medal of Freedom quest heads to White House

3 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

An online petition urging President Obama to give New York Yankees legend Yogi Berra the Presidential Medal of Freedom cleared a hurdle Monday night, beating the deadline by which it needed to amass 100,000 signatures. Now, the decision rests with the White House and there’s plenty of evidence that supports giving Berra the award. One […]

Bristol Palin Speaks Out On Her Canceled Wedding

last monthNews : Huffington Post

One week after former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) announced that her daughter, Bristol, would no longer marry Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer, the daughter of the 2008 vice presidential candidate is breaking her silence on theShow More Summary

Bristol Palin And Dakota Meyer's Wedding 'Will Not Be Held,' Sarah Palin Says

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Former Alaska governor and 2008 vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin (R) announced her daughter Bristol's May 23 wedding to Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer "will not be held." In a Facebook post Monday, Palin said friends and...Show More Summary

Yogi Berra's Fans Clamor for New Honor

An online petition has been started by the family of Yogi Berra to convince President Obama to award the New York Yankees legend the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom, reports CBS St. Louis. Since going live on May 9, it's amassed 15,000 signatures; it needs 100,000 to get...

Harry S. Truman 2015 Presidential One Dollar Coin & First Spouse Medal Set

The First “Power Couple” of 2015 Now Available PHILADELPHIA •P• The 2015 United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set™ – Harry S. Truman includes an uncirculated Harry S. Truman Presidential $1 Coin and the Bess Truman bronze medal, bearing a likeness of the First Spouse Gold Coin. The coin and medal […]

‘I’m Writing For Black People…I Don’t Have To Apologize’

Toni Morrison is clear about her mission. …Morrison turned 84 in February. Her many literary laurels include a Pulitzer in 1988 for Beloved, a Nobel in 1993, and, in 2012, the presidential medal of freedom, from her friend Barack Obama… Most writers claim to abhor labels but Morrison has always welcomed the term “black writer”. [...]

Guest Post: Megan McQuillen reviews the National First Ladies Library's exhibit "Heroes of the Presidential Medal of Freedom"

3 months agoArts / Museums : MuseoBlogger

Megan McQuillen contributes the third essay in a series of four guest blog posts written by the students in my Exhibition Development and Design class at Walsh University. This semester my students are learning about the elements and principles museums employ in creating successful exhibits and valuable visitor experiences. Show More Summary

In Toni Morrison’s Latest Novel, Children’s Lives Matter

Toni Morrison is, inarguably, the greatest living writer of our time. She has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the American Book Award, a Presidential Medal of Freedom and the National Book Critics Circle Lifetime Achievement Award. She is also the last American to have won the Nobel Prize. Show More Summary

Bristol Palin engaged to decorated Marine

Daughter of former vice presidential candidate to marry U.S. Medal of Honor recipient.        

A.J. Foyt, Mario Andretti potential candidates for the Presidential Medal of Freedom

5 months agoVehicles / Cars :

A.J. Foyt at the Motor Trend 500 in 1969. All images courtesy Ford Motorsports History. It’s hard to pinpoint exactly where the paths of racing greats A.J. Foyt and Mario Andretti crossed for the first time, but it was the 1967 running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans that first saw the men go […]

President Obama pays tribute to Dean Smith

5 months agoSports : The Early Lead

President Barack Obama added his tribute to the many who honored Dean Smith, the legendary former North Carolina coach who died Saturday night at the age of 83. Obama, who had presented Smith’s family with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in the fall of 2013, praised Smith, as so many others did, for his contributions […]

RIP Charlie Sifford, Golf Pioneer

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

CHARLIE SIFFORD, THE MAN WHO BROKE the color barrier on the PGA Tour in the 1960s and recently received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, died on Tuesday night. He was 92. "I just wanted to play, and they couldn’t stop me, that’s all," Sifford said a few years ago. Show More Summary

Herb Alpert: In the Mood for Excellence

5 months agoMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

While he has been bestowed endless awards--nine Grammys, a presidential Medal of the Arts, enshrined in the Rock Hall of Fame--and has sold over 72 million records, m: Herb Alpert is a trumpet player at heart and an artist in his soul. What emanates from that trumpet and its player's mind...

R.I.P. Charlie Sifford

So soon after the World Golf Hall of Famer received the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Reactions to the death of Ernie Banks

5 months agoSports : The Early Lead

The Chicago Cubs confirmed Friday night that Hall of Famer Ernie Banks has died at the age of 83, eliciting an outpour of appreciation for the Cubs legend. Banks, who received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2013, would’ve turned 84 on Jan. 31. “Words cannot express how important Ernie Banks will always be to the Chicago […]

Peggy Charren, Children’s TV Crusader, Dies at 86

Ms. Charren, whose work ultimately led to the Children’s Television Act, received a Peabody Award for public service and, later, a Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Peggy Charren Dead: Relentless Advocate Helped Revolutionize The Kids TV Industry

Peggy Charren, a children’s TV advocate who was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom for her role in bringing monumental changes to programming for young viewers, died Thursday at her home in the Boston suburb of Dedham. She was 86. Show More Summary

Franklin D. Roosevelt 2014 Presidential One Dollar Coin & First Spouse Medal Set

Commemorate a presidency of unrivaled legacy with this unique product that includes an uncirculated quality Franklin D. Roosevelt $1 Coin and an Anna Eleanor Roosevelt 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 representations of the President’s and […]

Herbert Hoover 2014 Presidential One Dollar Coin & First Spouse Medal Set

  This unique coin and medal set includes an uncirculated quality Herbert Hoover $1 Coin and a Lou Hoover 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 representations of the President’s and first spouse’s portraits, with issuance information […]

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