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  Presidential Citizens Medal Recipients - The Presidential Citizens Medal was established in 1969 to recognize U.S. ...
Presidential Citizens Medal Recipients - The Presidential Citizens Medal was established in 1969 to recognize U.S. citizens who have performed exemplary deeds of service for the nation.
The Presidential Citizens Medal was established in November 13, 1969 to recognize U.S. citizens who have performed exemplary deeds of service for the nation.
The Presidential Citizens Medal is one of the highest honors the President can confer upon a civilian, second only to the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
www.citizensmedal.com   (192 words)

  
 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients Most Frequently Asked Questions
Kennedy broadened the medal's scope to its present standard: for "especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interest of the United States, World Peace or cultural or other significant public or private endeavors"--and announced the first 31 recipients on July 4, 1963.
But the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal, awarded to civilians by Congress, continue to hold their position as the new plus ultra of civilian honors.
The Presidential Medal of Freedom is in the form of a golden star with white enamel, with a red enamel pentagon behind it; the central disc bears thirteen white enamel star on a blue enamel background (taken from the crest of the U.S. coat-of-arms) within a golden ring.
www.medaloffreedom.com /FAQ.htm   (1092 words)

  
 Presidential Citizens Medal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Presidential Citizens Medal is the second highest civilian award in the United States awarded by the President of the United States, second only to the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Established on November 13, 1969, The Presidential Citizens Medal may be granted to any United States citizen "who [has] performed exemplary deeds or services for his or her country or fellow citizens".
The medal is a disc of gilt and enamel, based on the Seal of the President of the United States, with the eagle surrounded by a wreath of leaves.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Presidential_Citizens_Medal   (163 words)

  
 Columbia News ::: Law Professor Jack Greenberg Awarded Presidential Citizens Medal
Columbia Law Professor Jack Greenberg was awarded the Presidential Citizens Medal by President Bill Clinton Jan. 7 for his more than 50 years as a fierce and tireless defender of civil and human rights.
The Citizens Medal is awarded to individuals who have performed "exemplary deeds of service" for the nation.
Established by President Nixon on Nov. 13, 1969, the Presidential Citizens Medal is awarded to individuals for their service and accomplishments in areas including civil rights, medicine and health, human rights, religion, education, disability advocacy, government service and the environment.
www.columbia.edu /cu/news/01/01/jackGreenberg.html   (674 words)

  
 President Clinton Awards the Presidential Citizens Medals
The Presidential Citizens Medal was established on November 13, 1969, by Executive Order 11494.
The medal is awarded by the President of the United States in recognition of U.S. citizens who have performed exemplary deeds of service for our nation.
The medal may be bestowed by the President upon any citizen of the United States and may be conferred posthumously.
clinton5.nara.gov /WH/new/html/Mon_Jan_8_141714_2001.html   (2362 words)

  
 PUERTO RICO HERALD: Clinton Gives Presidential Citizens Medal To Three   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Presidential Citizens Medal, established in 1969, is the second most important U.S. citizens' award next to the Medal of Freedom.
Clinton, who in two weeks will leave the presidency, awarded the Citizen's Medal to 28 distinguished individuals in such areas as civil rights, human rights, health and medicine, religion, education, disability advocacy, government service and the environment.
As Clinton awarded the medal to Andrade, founder of the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute, the president said the honor was "for giving so many more Americans a voice in their own destiny." Andrade organized more than 1,000 voter registration drives that enfranchised more than one million new voters.
www.puertorico-herald.org /issues/2001/vol5n03/PresMedal-en.shtml   (491 words)

  
 Presidential Medal of Freedom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Presidential Medal of Freedom is one of the two highest civilian awards in the United States and is bestowed by the President of the United States (the other major civilian award which is considered the equivalent is the Congressional Gold Medal of Honor, which is bestowed by an act of Congress).
The medal can be awarded to an individual more than once (for example John Kenneth Galbraith and after him, Colin Powell), and may also be awarded posthumously (for example John F. Kennedy himself).
The medal may also be worn on the above mentioned ribbon on the left chest, with a silver American eagle with spread wings on the ribbon (or a golden eagle if a medal "With Distinction").
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Presidential_Medal_of_Freedom   (453 words)

  
 Gallaudet University
Gallaudet President I. King Jordan was one of 28 recipients of the Presidential Citizens Medal at a January 8 ceremony in the White House.
The Presidential Citizens Medal, established in 1969, is awarded by the president in recognition of U.S. citizens who have performed exemplary deeds of service for the nation.
Jordan received the medal in recognition of being the first deaf president of Gallaudet University, and for the world-wide reputation and respect he has earned not only for his advocacy on behalf of deaf and disability issues, but as a proponent of quality higher education.
pr.gallaudet.edu /otg/BackIssues.asp?ID=590   (643 words)

  
 Press Release from Congresswoman Roybal-Allard.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Congresswoman Roybal-Allard accepted the medal from the President on her father's behalf.
Bestowed at the sole discretion of the President, the Presidential Citizens Medal is awarded to U.S. citizens who have performed exemplary deeds or service for their country or fellow citizens.
Established in 1969, this medal is the second highest civilian honor granted by the President.
www.house.gov /roybal-allard/citizensmedal.htm   (283 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Presidential Medal of Freedom
The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the highest civilian award in the United States.
President John F. Kennedy revived the medal and began the tradition of awarding the medal annually, on or near July 4.
The Presidential Medal of Freedom recognizes individuals who have made "an especially meritorious contribution to the security or national interests of the United States, or to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors."
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Presidential_Medal_of_Freedom   (224 words)

  
 OJP: Medal of Valor
The Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor is awarded by the President to public safety officers cited by the Attorney General and recommended by the Medal of Valor Review Board.
The Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Act, which was enacted on May 30, 2001, creates the Public Safety Medal of Valor as the highest national award for valor by a public safety officer.
As required by the legislation, the eleven-member board was appointed by the President, the Majority and Minority Leaders of the U.S. Senate, and the Speaker and the Minority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives.
www.ojp.usdoj.gov /medalofvalor/welcome.html   (408 words)

  
 George Bush Presidential Library and Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
A primary category containing information pertaining to medals, awards, and trophies, including those awarded in the name of the president, which are intended to preserve the remembrance of a notable event or person, or to serve as a reward, tribute, honor, acclaim, or special recognition.
These include the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Citizens Medal, the National Medal of Science, Environmental Education Awards for Teachers, and Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching.
A secondary subject category containing materials relating to nominations for the Presidential Medal of Freedom, such as Martha Raye, David Wolper, Myrna Loy, Elvis Presley, Isaac Stern, Gene Autry, and recipients, such as Lucille Ball, James Doolittle, George Kennan, Margaret Chase Smith, Lech Walesa, and the Presidential Citizens Medal.
bushlibrary.tamu.edu /research/find/whorm/medals.html   (1495 words)

  
 Americans.net - Where Americans Live, The Land of the Free and Home of the Brave - The American Portal to the World. US ...
Citizens Medal - The Presidential Citizens Medal was established in 1969 to recognize U.S. Citizens...
Citizens Medal - The medal is bestowed by the President and may be conferred posthumously...
The William J. Clinton Presidential Center is the eleventh library in the Presidential Library system, and it houses millions of documents and other artifacts.
www.americans.net   (1394 words)

  
 Announcement of the Presentation of the Presidential Citizens Medal to Larry M. Speakes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Presidential Citizens Medal was established by Executive Order 11494 of November 13, 1969, for the purpose of recognizing citizens of the United States of America who have performed exemplary deeds of service for their country or their fellow citizens.
The medal may be bestowed by the President upon any citizen of the United States at the sole discretion of the President.
During the 1976 Presidential campaign, he was Press Secretary to Senator Bob Dole (R-KS), the Republican candidate for Vice President.
www.reagan.utexas.edu /archives/speeches/1987/013087a.htm   (590 words)

  
 Columbia College Today
Professor of law and former dean of the College Jack Greenberg '45 was one of 28 distinguished Americans honored by President Bill Clinton with Presidential Citizens Medals at a White House ceremony on January 8.
The Presidential Citizens Medal was established in 1969 by President Richard Nixon to honor citizens who have performed exemplary deeds of service for the nation.
The President may bestow the medal upon any citizen of the United States.
www.college.columbia.edu /cct/feb01/feb01_profile_greenberg.html   (168 words)

  
 Presidential Citizens Medal - Presidential Citizens Medal Recipient Senator Warren B. Rudman
Presidential Citizens Medal - Presidential Citizens Medal Recipient Senator Warren B. Rudman
As a private citizen, he has continued to champion those causes with bipartisan zeal.
As co-founder of the Concord Coalition and as the leader of my Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board, he has repeatedly, during these eight years of my Presidency, undertaken difficult, thankless, inherently controversial tasks with an honesty and candor that showed a support for our nation and a willingness to call them as he saw them.
www.citizensmedal.com /WarrenRudman.htm   (264 words)

  
 Committee on Conscience | Analysis | Biography
He served as Vice Chairman of the United States Institute of Peace by Presidential appointment from 1992 to 2001.
From 1989 to 1993, he was Chairman of the Board of Governors of the United Nations Association.
President Bill Clinton awarded Ambassador Kampelman the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award in the nation.
www.ushmm.org /conscience/analysis/bios.php?content=kampelman_max   (296 words)

  
 Max Kampelman
Kampelman the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian award.
Kampelman previously was a Senior Advisor to the U.S. Delegation to the United Nations and served from 1949 to 1955 as Legislative Counsel to Senator Hubert H. Humphrey.
From 1989 to 1993, he was Chairman of the Board of Governors of the United Nations Association, and he is now Honorary Chairman of the Jerusalem Foundation and Honorary Governor of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
www.ffhsj.com /bios/kampema.htm   (505 words)

  
 DISABILITY RIGHTS EDUCATION & DEFENSE FUND (DREDF) IS THE NATION'S GUARDIAN OF CIVIL RIGHTS FOR PEOPLE WITH ...
In 2000, she was presented with the George Bush Medal of Freedom Award.
Co-counsel in the case are Protection and Advocacy, Inc. in Oakland, California; National Senior Citizens Law Center, in Los Angeles, California; the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, in Washington, D.C. and the Law Offices of Andrew Thomas Sinclair in Oakland, California.
It is worth noting that several states, including California, have introduced bills to waive their Eleventh Amendment immunity with regard to Title I of the ADA, thereby enabling its citizens to pursue claims against the state.
www.dredf.org /newsletters/f2001.html   (8284 words)

  
 Presidential Decision-Making & U.S. Interventions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
From 1989 to 1993 he was special assistant to President George Bush and senior director for Near East and South Asian Affairs on the staff of the National Security Council.
In 1991, Haass was awarded the Presidential Citizens Medal for his contributions to the development and articulation of US policy after the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait.
Previously, he served in various posts in the Departments of State and Defense and was a legislative aide in the US Senate.
www.thepresidency.org /events/lead/991022rnh.htm   (143 words)

  
 Policy Counsel
- president, The Heritage Foundation; received the Presidential Citizens Medal from President Reagan for being "a leader of the conservative movement" on January 18, 1989; political economist; lecturer; columnist; author; treasurer and trustee, Mont Pelerin Society.
As many of you know, back when I was from that area the late Mayor Richard Daley once said when he was given an award that he'd reached the "pinnacle of success." Well, I've kind of reached the pinnacle of success today because my CNP colleagues and conservative friends have honored me.
Let me just give you a few liberal abuses that we and our fellow citizens read daily in our newspapers, that we hear about on radio talk shows, and even every once in a while see on the evening news.
www.policycounsel.org /29401.html?*session*id*key*=*session*id*val*   (3559 words)

  
 Remarks on Presenting the Presidential Citizens Medal - Bill Clinton - Transcript Weekly Compilation of Presidential ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
They felt it essential that America honor both the individual and the idea that a free people can accomplish their greatest work only by doing so together, for our common good.
Today, we honor citizens whose individual contributions to the common good embody this ideal in its purest essence.
Among our Nation's highest civilian honors, the Citizens Medal is a symbol of our gratitude as a people for those who have, in particular, performed exemplary deeds of service to others.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m2889/is_2_37/ai_72300440   (924 words)

  
 NHBA - Bar News Issue
NH Bar member and former US Senator Warren B. Rudman recently received the Presidential Citizens Medal, the Department of Defense Medal and was one of two recipients of the National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal, the highest award bestowed by the US intelligence community.
Rudman was presented the Presidential Citizens Medal "for his wise counsel and his faithful service to our nation," said President Bill Clinton in a ceremony Jan. 8.
Rudman, along with renowned physicist Sidney D. Drell, was also bestowed with the National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal "in recognition of his decades of distinguished service to the intelligence community." Rudman was appointed by Clinton as vice chairman of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board in 1993, he now serves as chairman.
www.nhbar.org /publications/archives/display-news-issue.asp?id=104   (415 words)

  
 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient Hank Aaron
Henry Aaron has also been awarded the Presidential Citizens Medal
Beame called Aaron one of the world's "few authentic heroes" as he presented him with the city's highest honor--the Gold Medal.
Presidential Medal of Freedom Presentation to all 2002 Recipients
www.medaloffreedom.com /HankAaron.htm   (388 words)

  
 George Bush Presidential Library and Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
in the Presidential Conference Center on June 3rd.
In his career with the CIA and the National Security Council he served six presidents.
Gates has been awarded the National Security Medal, the Presidential Citizens Medal, has twice received the National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal, and has three times received CIA's highest award, the Distinguished Intelligence Medal.
bushlibrary.tamu.edu /pressreleases/press_release.php?ID=11   (178 words)

  
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Charles DeLisi (Boston University), an administrator and researcher in the Department of Energy in the mid-1980s, was one of 28 honorees to whom President Clinton presented the Presidential Citizens Medal on January 8.
According to the award citation, DeLisi was the first government scientist to conceive and outline the feasibility, goals, and parameters of the Human Genome Project.
Established in 1969 by Executive Order 11494, the medal is awarded at the president's sole discretion to U.S. citizens (living or dead) who have performed exemplary deeds of service for the nation or for their fellow citizens.
www.ornl.gov /sci/techresources/Human_Genome/delisi.shtml   (419 words)

  
 PERMISS - Presidential Citizens Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Presidential Citizens Medal may be granted to any United States citizen.
Any United States citizen may be considered for this award.
This medal recognizes individuals who have performed exemplary deeds or services for his or her country or fellow citizens.
cpol.army.mil /library/permiss/5482.html   (49 words)

  
 Lawrence Livermore: About the Lab: History: Edward Teller—A Life Dedicated to Science
He received numerous awards for his contributions to physics and public life, and published more than a dozen books on subjects ranging from energy policy to defense issues.
Among his many honors, Teller was awarded the National Medal of Science for 1982 by President Ronald Reagan, the Presidential Citizens Medal in 1989, the U.S. Dept. of Energy's Gold Award in 2002, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2003.
In July 2003 he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor.
www.llnl.gov /llnl/history/edward_teller.html   (1406 words)

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