Video & Photos| President Obama Awards the 2013 Presidential Medal of Freedom

President Obama awards the 2013 recipients the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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US broadcast journalist and actress Oprah Winfrey(R), appellate Judge Patricia Wald(L) and activist Gloria Steinem(Rear) look on as US President Barack Obama makes opening remarks before presenting the Presidential Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House on November 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Medal of Freedom is the country’s highest civilian honor that can be bestowed.  AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty

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Former US President William Jefferson Clinton

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OPRAH!

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Ms. Lorretta Lynn

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Chelsea & Hillary Clinton

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President Barack Obama, right, awards a posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom for Sally Ride to Tam O’Shaughnessy, Ride’s partner of 27 years, as she bows her head and covers her heart, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Bottom, from left are, Ben Bradlee, former executive editor of The Washington Post, and former President Bill Clinton, Back row, from left are, Irene Hirano, accepting a posthumous award for her husband, the late Hawaii Sen. Daniel Inouye, psychologist Daniel Kahneman, former Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar and country music legend Loretta Lynn. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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Chemist & Nobel Prize winner Mario Molina

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Former Baseball great Ernie Banks

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Former Indiana Senator Richard Luger

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Civil Rights Activist Cordy Tindell “C.T.” Vivian

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4 Responses to Video & Photos| President Obama Awards the 2013 Presidential Medal of Freedom

  1. Yahtc says:

  2. Yahtc says:

    Love it!

  3. vitaminlover says:

    Nice! My President has swag!

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