Medal of Freedom


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Medal of Freedom

n.
A decoration awarded by the United States to civilians for outstanding achievement in various fields of endeavor.

Med′al of Free′dom


n.
an award by the president of the U.S. for outstanding achievement: the highest civilian decoration.
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The Presidential Medal of Freedom allows me to reach a level of acceptance in our society I never once ever dreamed of."
'Toni Morrison's prose brings us that kind of moral and emotional intensity that few writers ever attempt,' then-president Barack Obama said as he awarded her the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2012.
As a fellow Kansan, Im proud to introduce legislation to award him with the highest civilian honor one can receive, the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Mr.
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The Presidential Medal of Freedom recognises persons who have made "an especially meritorious contribution to the security or national interests of the United States, world peace, cultural or other significant public or private endeavours."
Kennedy in 1963, the Presidential Medal of Freedom is bestowed upon those who have made an "especially meritorious" contribution to US security or national interests, world peace, cultural pursuits or other non-specified endeavours.It has been awarded to nearly three dozen sports figures including golf legends Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer, honoured by president George W.
People are now demanding Woods refuses to accept the Presidential Medal of Freedom from his golfing partner and pal, Trump.
It is why some people are now demanding Woods refuses to accept the Presidential Medal of Freedom from his golfing partner and pal, Trump.
"Because of his incredible success and comeback in sports (golf) and, more important, life, I will be presenting him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom," the President tweeted.
Almost from the outset, recipients of the Medal of Freedom have tended to fall into one of three categories.
On November 16 pro-life President Donald Trump awarded the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia the Presidential Medal of Freedom, our nation's highest civilian honor.
The 2017 Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom prize has been awarded to Estonian Mart Laar, the Baltic country's former Prime Minister, for his continuing leadership and efforts in exposing the atrocities of the communist regimes.