Congratulations to Bill Foege, author of House on Fire: The Fight to Eradicate Smallpox, for receiving one of thirteen Presidential Medals of Freedom–America’s highest civilian honor. Among other winners were Bob Dylan and Toni Morrison. In this C-Span video, Bill is the first recipient to walk out on the platform.
For more context regarding Bill’s work and the honor he just received, here’s a write-up on the award from KPIU’s Humanosphere site.
Congratulations again to Bill for the remarkable accomplishment.