US President Barack Obama was awarded the highest award of the country actress Meryl Streep, singer and composer Stevie Wonder and Chilean writer Isabel Allende. The ceremony took place at the White House on Monday. This year’s Medal of Freedom awarded to 19 people, including former US President Bill Clinton and actress Marlo Thomas. Some public figures awarded posthumously.
During the ceremony, Obama declared his love for 65-year-old Meryl Streep. According to the president of the United States, there’s nothing you can do about it nor his wife Michelle, no husband Meryl Streep – the sculptor Don Gummer. Presenting the Medal of Freedom-known 64-year-old a blind musician Stevie Wonder, the President shared with the audience that his first pocket money he spent on the album Wonder. Awards won and journalist Tom Brokaw. Obama noted that the lead was the first American reporter who managed to interview Mikhail Gorbachev.