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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Obama pays tribute to John F. Kennedy legacy

President Obama jokes with former President Clinton before awarding him the Presidential Medal of Freedom in the East Room at the White House on Wednesday. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the nation's highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made 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.