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  • Obama adds Dylan, Albright to Freedom Medal recipients

    April 26, 2012 | 2:47 pm

    Madeleine Albright, Bob Dylan, Shimon Peres and Jan Karski will be among 13 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

    The list was released Thursday. President Obama had previously announced that he was set to confer the medal on Peres, the Israeli president, and Karski, the...

  • Gerda Weissman Klein, Holocaust survivor, receives Freedom Medal

    November 18, 2010 | 11:27 am

    A Holocaust survivor who teaches children the value of citizenship is among those who will be honored by President Obama with a Medal of Freedom.

    Gerda Weissman Klein, who survived the notorious death march at the end of the war designed by Nazis to keep Jews from being rescued,...