Comments for: Obama awards Medal of Freedom to baseball star Banks, Oprah

Posted Aug. 08, 2013, at 7:07 p.m.

WASHINGTON — From Bill Clinton to Ernie Banks to Loretta Lynn, some of the most famous figures in American sports, politics and music were awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Thursday by President Barack Obama. The award is the highest U.S. civilian honor and to mark the 50th anniversary …

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