Rosa Parks: Presidential Medal of Freedom

Photo Courtesy of the William J. Clinton Presidential Library
Wednesday
Nov 20
2013
Clinton Presidential Center

Presidential Medal of Freedom Watch Party

9:30-11:30am | Great Hall | Clinton Presidential Center | Little Rock, AR
The Clinton Center will host a Little Rock Watch Party of the 2013 Presidential Medal of Freedom Award Ceremony. President Bill Clinton, along with 15 others, will receive 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 significant cultural, public, or private endeavors.
 
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the executive order signed by President John F. Kennedy establishing the Presidential Medal of Freedom, as well as the first ceremony, which honored the inaugural class of 31 recipients. Since that time, more than 500 exceptional individuals from all corners of society have been awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
 
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Clinton Presidential Center
Great Hall

Program is free. However, reservations are required. Reserve your seats by emailing operationslr@clintonfoundation.org.
 
 
photo: president bill clinton presented the presidential medal of freedom to rosa parks on september 14, 1996.