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Cruz State Chair Has a Stolen Honor Problem

A Republican state lawmaker who is the Washington state chairman of the Ted Cruz presidential campaign has been making false claims about his military record and medals he's received. The official and campaign biographies of state Rep. Show More Summary

Carol Burnett On Her SAG Life Achievement “I’m So Glad We Had This Time Together”

Her crowded trophy case already includes a half-dozen Emmys, multiple Golden Globes, a Tony, a Peabody, a Kennedy Center Honor and its Mark Twain Prize for Humor and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. She also has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and in 2013, the City of Los Angeles named the intersection of Highland & Selma after her. Show More Summary

University of Maryland School of Medicine Benefactor Robert E. Fischell Awarded Presidential Medal

The White House has awarded Robert E. Fischell, ScD, a member of the University of Maryland School of Medicine Board of Visitors, the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the highest honor for technological achievement bestowed by the president of the United States.

Another Honor Revoked? Bill Cosby Could Lose Presidential Medal Of Freedom, Honorary Degrees Without Being Convicted

Bill Cosby could soon have another honor revoked, as Congress seeks to put into place a mechanism that would allow President Obama to take back the comedian’s Presidential Medal of Freedom. Cosby has already been stripped of a number of honorary degrees, but at this time, the accused rapist continues to hold honorary degrees from... Show More Summary

Could Congress take away Bill Cosby’s Presidential Medal of Freedom?

An Arizona congressman wants to strip Cosby of high honor -- but Congress’s powers in this case are limited.

Congress Readies To Take Medal Of Freedom From Bill Cosby In New Bill

Currently, there is simply no way a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom can be stripped of that honor — and that, according to one GOP lawmaker, needs to change. In fact, Arizona Representative Paul Gosar plans to introduce legislation on Friday in order to strip current recipient and disgraced comic Bill Cosby of... Show More Summary

Ariz. lawmaker pushes bill revoking Bill Cosby’s Presidential Medal of Freedom

4 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

A U.S. congressman from Arizona said on Thursday he would introduce a bill to strip Bill Cosby of his Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest U.S. civilian honor, citing the sexual assault allegations against the entertainer. The move came a week after the 78-year-old Cosby, who personified the...

GOP Lawmaker Readies Bill To Revoke Bill Cosby's Medal Of Freedom

WASHINGTON -- A Republican congressman plans to introduce legislation on Friday to strip Bill Cosby of his Presidential Medal of Freedom. The bill from Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar would establish a formal process for revoking the nation's highest civilian honor. Show More Summary

Ariz. lawmaker introducing bill to strip Cosby of Presidential Medal of Freedom

Republican Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar will formally announce plan on Thursday.        

African American Women Worked As Some of NASA's First Computers

Sarah Mirk Mathematician Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson was recently awarded the presidential medal of freedom for her work at NASA. Photo by NASA.  The modern exploration of space is often seen as a macho endeavor. In films, TV, and...Show More Summary

Dunford Honors Founder of Military Grief Assistance Program

Bonnie Carroll received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, at the White House on Nov. 25.

Presidential Medal of Freedom honors a NASA ‘computer’

Last month, 97-year-old African-American mathematician Katherine G. Johnson was one of 17 recipients of the United States’s highest civilian honor

Jeb Bush Enlists Medal Of Honor Recipients In New Ad

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Jeb Bush's presidential campaign launched its latest ad on Tuesday, featuring previous Medal of Honor recipients speaking about why the former governor of Florida is ready to take on the role of commander in chief. "This is not a reality show. Show More Summary

New Jeb Bush TV ad stars Medal of Honor recipients

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is airing a new television ad in New Hampshire that stars four Medal of Honor recipients. Collectively the four recipients of the military's highest honor argue that Bush is best prepared to serve as the next commander-in-chief, criticize President Obama as a leader who needed "training wheels" and suggest other […]

Minoru Yasui's Struggle, Revisited

More than 70 years after he was arrested for defying a presidential executive order, Minoru Yasui received a posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom in a ceremony at the White House last Tuesday. Min was my grandpa's older brother,Show More Summary

First Black Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm Receives Posthumous Presidential Medal Of Freedom

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

Shirley Chisholm Receives Posthumous Presidential Medal Of Freedom Shirley Chisholm, the first Black woman to run for president and congresswoman, finally has recieved a posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom according to Vox reports. While the idea of a black

Obama Awards Steven Spielberg, Barbra Streisand Presidential Medal of Freedom

James Taylor, Itzhak Perlman, Stephen Sondheim, Willie Mays, Emilio Estefan and Gloria Estefan were also among those recognized

President Obama Awards Barbra Streisand & Steven Spielberg with Presidential Medal of Freedom!

President Obama presents Barbra Streisand with the Presidential Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House on Tuesday (November 24) in Washington, DC. The 54-year-old President presented the medal to thirteen living and four posthumous pioneers in science, sports, public service, human rights, politics and arts including Barbra, Steven [...]

Inspiring Americans

Yesterday the White House hosted a star-studded cast of recipients of the 2015 Presidential Medal of Freedom. Included on the list were some of the biggest names in sports and...

Barbra Streisand Is A Ball Of Buttah Accepting Presidential Medal Of Freedom

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

Barbra Streisand received the Presidential Medal of Freedom yesterday. We have highlights

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