The White House announced Sunday the seven individuals who will be honored by with the . The honorees include icon , baseball legend , Supreme Court Justice , NFL hall of famer , Minnesota Supreme Court Justice , Senator , and doctor and humanitarian . They will be honored by Trump on November 16.
The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation's highest civilian honor. It is awarded by the President to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors.
Presley is probably the most well-known on the list. The musician and actor is an icon in America as well as all over the world. As a musician, he sold more than a billion records with his sound adopted from gospel, country and rhythm and blues. He also starred in 31 films, made numerous television appearances and played to record-breaking audiences at his concerts.