It Is Hard Not To Get Choked Up When Ellen Gets Presidential Medal of Freedom

Barack Obama has always delivered amazing speeches, but this one will surely get you choked up. Barack Obama gives a heartwarming speech a bout Ellen GeGeneres whilst receiving her Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Medal Of Freedom is the highest honor for a American civilian to recieve. Ellen could not hold back her tears which will surley make you teary too. Well done Ellen Other top recipients of the award were Tom Hanks, Robert De Niro , Michael Jordan and Bill Gates.

Full list of Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients:

  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  • Michael Jordan
  • Elouise Cobell (posthumous)
  • Richard Garwin
  • Lorne Michaels
  • Ellen DeGeneres
  • Robert De Niro
  • Robert Redford
  • Bill Gates and Melinda Gates
  • Frank Gehry
  • Margaret H Hamilton
  • Tom Hanks
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Grace Hopper (posthumous)
  • Maya Lin
  • Newt Minnow
  • Eduardo Padrón
  • Diana Ross
  • Vin Scully
  • Cicely Tyson


Ellen DeGeneres Medal of Freedom Award 11-22-16