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Today in Latin American history, Puerto Rican actress and dancer Chita Rivera was born in 1933. Rivera is the first Hispanic woman and the only Latino American to receive a Kennedy Center Honors award. She also was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009. continue reading »
President Obama named fifteen recipients of the 2010 Medal of Freedom -- the Nation’s highest civilian honor -- presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests continue reading »