2018 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients

2018 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients

By

Jake M.

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The presidential medal of freedom is the highest civilian award in the United States.

from the White House website is a list of the 2018 recipients:

Miriam Adelson – doctor, philanthropist, and humanitarian. Founder of the Adelson Medical Research Foundation. Part of the American Jewish community supporting Jewish schools, Holocaust memorial organizations, Israeli Defense Forces, and Birthright Israel.

Orrin G Hatch – Utah Senator and one of the longest serving senators in American History (41 years).

Alan C Page – Pro-Football Hall of Fame inductee. Minnesota Supreme Court Justice (Retired).

Elvis Presley (posthumously awarded)  – American music cultural icon of the 20th century. Also dubbed the King of rock

Babe Ruth (posthumously awarded)  – former American baseball athlete. One of the most iconic athletes of the 20th century.

Antonin Scalia (posthumously awarded) – United States Supreme Court Justice.

Roger Staubach – Hall of Fame quarterback. Played college football for the Naval Academy.

https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/president-donald-j-trump-names-recipients-presidential-medal-freedom/.

 

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