2016 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients

The 2016 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients includes entrepreneurs, celebrities, architects, physicists and mathematicians, among others. See the full list of this year's honorees below.

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NBA Hall Of Famer Michael Jordan
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Comedian Ellen DeGeneres
3/21
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Musician Bruce Springsteen
4/21
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Announcer Vin Scully
5/21
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Producer Lorne Michaels
6/21
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Actor Robert De Niro
7/21
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Philanthropist Bill Gates
8/21
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Philanthropist Melinda Gates
9/21
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Architect Frank Gehry
10/21
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Newton Minow, attorney and former chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.
11/21
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Designer and artist Maya Lin
12/21
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Physicist Richard Garwin
13/21
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Mathematician Margaret Hamilton
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Actor Tom Hanks
15/21
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NBA Hall Of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
16/21
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Musician Diana Ross
17/21
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Actress Cicely Tyson
18/21
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Miami-Dade College President Dr. Eduardo Padron
19/21
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Actor Robert Redford
20/21
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Rear Admiral Grace Hopper
21/21
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Tribal leader and activist Elouise Cobell
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