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Obama Awards Presidential Medal of Freedom

DN ArchivesAugust 12, 2009
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    President Obama presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, to 16 people in a ceremony today at the White House. Check out Democracy Now!’s past interviews with some of those who received the award:

    * Rev. Joseph Lowery
    * Mary Robinson
    * Archbishop Desmond Tutu
    * Muhammad Yunus

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