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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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