Obama honors JFK legacy by visiting grave, bestowing freedom medals on Bill Clinton, Oprah

  • by: DARLENE SUPERVILLE , Associated Press
  • Updated: November 20, 2013 - 8:30 PM

WASHINGTON — Honoring the legacy of John F. Kennedy, President Barack Obama laid a wreath at the assassinated president's gravesite as a nation remembers that terrible day in Dallas a half-century ago Friday. Obama also recognized a group of distinguished Americans — including Bill Clinton and Oprah Winfrey — with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, an award created by Kennedy.

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