Clinton to Award Medals of Freedom

President Clinton will bestow the nation’s

highest civilian honor next week on 15 distinguished Americans,

including three senators, an economist, a general, an admiral and

the Rev. Jesse Jackson.

Clinton announced today that he will recognize the individuals at a White House ceremony on Wednesday. Established by President Truman as a wartime honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom was reintroduced by President Kennedy as way to honor civilian service.

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