The White House: Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony (Nov. 24, 2014) - jef1000

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Ethel Kennedy, John Dingell

Ethel Kennedy and Rep. John Dingell (D-MI) wait before receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama. President Obama awarded the highest civilian honor to 18 people including Stevie Wonder, Meryl Streep, Marlo Thomas and the families of civil rights workers James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner, who were killed in Mississippi in 1964, in a ceremony in the East Room of the White House on November 24, 2014 in Washington, DC. The Medal of Freedom is the country's highest civilian honor. (Photo by Jeff Malet)

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