PHOTOS: Bill Clinton, Oprah among 2013 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients
The nation’s highest civilian honor was bestowed upon 16 luminaries, including former president Bill Clinton, Benjamin C. Bradlee, Oprah Winfrey, Gloria Steinem and Ernie Banks.
Nov. 20, 2013 Ben Bradlee, center, smiles as President Obama introduces him before awarding the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Nov. 20. He is seated between ballplayer Ernie Banks, left, and former president Bill Clinton. Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post