Streisand, Spielberg, Mays to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

November 16, 2015 10:03 PM

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Streisand, Spielberg, Mays to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

WASHINGTON Singer and actress Barbra Streisand, filmmaker Steven Spielberg and baseball great Willie Mays are among 17 Americans who this year will receive the nation's highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the White House said on Monday.

President Barack Obama will award the medals to a star-studded list of Americans to honor their accomplishments in public service, entertainment and sports during a Nov. 24 ceremony, the White House said.

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