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This week, President Obama announced the recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom to 19 people, including slain civil rights activists Andrew Goodman, James Chaney and Michael Schwerner.  "I look forward to presenting these 19 bold, inspiring Americans with our Nation’s highest civilian honor," said the President. The three men were murdered at the outset of Freedom Summer, an historic voter registration drive in 1964. Their deaths shocked the nation and their efforts helped to inspire many of the...

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