Presidential Medal of Freedom Winners

People with Presidential Medal of Freedom


Name Title
A. M. Rosenthal Writer editor columnist
A. Philip Randolph American activist
Aaron Copland American politician
Adela Rogers St. Johns Journalist novelist screenwriter
Alan Greenspan American economist
Alan Tower Waterman American physicist
Albert Coady Wedemeyer United States Army general
Albert Merriman Smith American journalist
Albert Sabin Physician and epidemiologist
Albert Shanker American labor leader
Albert Wohlstetter American political scientist
Alexander Calder Sculpture
Alexander Calder (Beaumont Texas) American politician
Alexander Meiklejohn British philospher
Alfred Lunt Actor
Alvin Ailey Dancer choreographer
An Wang American businessman
Andrew Goodman Civil Rights Leader
Andrew Goodpaster United States Army general
Andrew Wyeth Realist painter
Andrew Young American diplomat
Andy Griffith American actor
Angela Merkel German politician
Anna M. Rosenberg American politician
Anne Armstrong American diplomat
Anthony Fauci American immunologist
Antonia Pantoja
Archibald Macleish Writer
Ariel Durant Russian-Jewish American writer
Arnall Patz American physician
Arnold Aronson civil rights leader
Arthur Rubinstein Polish-American classical pianist
Arthur Sherwood Flemming
Arturo Sandoval Cuban musician
Audrey Hepburn actress
Aung San Suu Kyi nonviolent pro-democracy activist
Barbara Mikulski American politician
Barry Goldwater Actor
Bear Bryant American college football coach
Ben Bradlee Journalist
Ben Carson American neurosurgeon
Benjamin Hooks American civil rights leader
Betty Ford First Lady of the United States 1974 to 1977
Beverly Sills opera soprano
Bill Clinton 42nd President of the United States (1993–2001)
Bill Cosby American actor comedian author producer musician activist
Bill Gates American business magnate
Bill Russell American basketball player and coach
Bill Russell (baseball) American baseball player and coach
Billie Jean King American former tennis player

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