Gloria and Emilio Estefan Will Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom
Musical power couple Gloria and Emilio Estefan are among seventeen Americans who will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
The award is considered to be the nation's highest civilian honor, given to those who make major contributions to national security, world peace, and other cultural accomplishments. President Obama will be presenting the awards next Tuesday November 24.
"I look forward to presenting these 17 distinguished Americans with our nation's highest civilian honor," he said, "From public servants who helped us meet defining challenges of our time to artists who expanded our imaginations, […] these men and women have enriched our lives and helped define our shared experience as Americans."