Ali, Greenspan Among Medal Of Freedom Honorees
President Bush has chosen 14 people to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civil award, at a White House ceremony next Wednesday.
Listed alphabetically, they are:
? Muhammad Ali, the first three-time world heavyweight boxing champion.
? Carol Burnett, one of America's most accomplished comedians and actresses.
? Vinton Cerf and Robert Kahn, who designed the software code used to transmit data over the Internet.
? Robert Conquest, a historian known for his groundbreaking work on Soviet history, politics and foreign policy.
? Aretha Franklin, the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.