PBS NewsHour

President Obama honors of 16 Americans with Medal of Freedom

Clip: 11/20/2013 | 6m 56s

President Obama awarded the Medal of Freedom to 16 new honorees, the highest award given to civilians in the United States. The medal winners represented a diverse set of accomplishments, from scientists and sports stars to musicians, activists and politicians. Judy Woodruff reports.

Aired: 11/20/13

Rating: NR

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