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Ellen, De Niro, Hanks, Springsteen to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

Ellen DeGeneres
Politics
The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation's highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors. ...
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Streisand, Estefan, Berra, Spielberg to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

Barbra Streisand is one of the 17 recipients
Entertainment
The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions. ...
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Sen. Lara Wants a Sally Ride Statue in the U.S. Capitol

California Senator Ricardo Lara Wants a Sally Ride Statue in the U.S. Capitol
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Sally Ride made history on June 18, 1983 when she became the first American woman and the youngest astronaut in space aboard the space shuttle Challenger. ...
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U.S. Navy Christens Ship After Astronaut Sally Ride

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Sally Ride was not only the first woman in space, but the youngest American in space as well. After her death, she was known as the first lesbian astronaut. ...
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Presidential Medal of Freedom Awarded to Sally Ride

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Dr. Ride’s partner, mother and sister were notified last week of the President’s decision to award her with the Nation’s highest civilian honor. ...
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NASA Names Part of the Moon After Sally Ride

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NASA has named the site where twin agency spacecraft impacted the moon in honor of the late astronaut, Sally K. Ride, who was America’s first woman in space ...
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First American Woman to Fly in Space, Sally Ride, Survived by Partner of 27 Years

First American Woman to Fly in Space, Sally Ride, Survived by Partner of 27 Years
Sally Ride died peacefully on July 23, 2012 after a courageous 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer. ...
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