Barack Obama Re: Presidential Medal of Freedom Awards #942324
CNN Special for Wednesday, Aug 12, 2009
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Live CNN coverage of the awarding of the Presidential Medal of Freedom at the White House.
The 16 recipients are:
- Nancy Goodman Brinker
- Pedro Jose Greer, Jr.
- Stephen Hawking
- Joanne Kemp, accepting award on behalf of her deceased husband, Jack Kemp
- Kara Kennedy, accepting award on behalf of her father, Senator Edward M. Kennedy
- Billie Jean King
- Reverend Joseph Lowery
- Joe Medicine Crow - High Bird
- Stuart Milk, accepting award on behalf of his deceased uncle, Harvey Milk
Sandra Day O’Connor
- Sidney Poitier
- Chita Rivera
- Mary Robinson
- Janet Davison Rowley
- Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu
- Muhammad Yunus
- Malveaux, Suzanne
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