Obama Awards Presidential Medal of Freedom

Courtesy of ABC, this is the full event of President Barack Obama giving medals of freedom to high achieving Americans. It was a moving event where Obama praised people like Ellen for her courage along with athletes such as Michael Jordan, and entrepreneurs like Bill Gates and Melinda. He had the A-list actors awarded from Robert De Niro to Tom Hanks and musicians like Bruce Springsteen. Obama thanked these world changers, artists and masters in their respective crafts who earned the American dream with their will, persistence and passion.