President Donald Trump will award the nation’s highest civilian honor Friday to a rock and roll legend, a Supreme Court justice and several sports superstars.

The Presidential Medal of Freedom might be awarded to seven prominent folks: physician and philanthropist Miriam Adelson; Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah; Pro Football Hall of Famer, philanthropist and Minnesota Supreme Court Judge Alan Page; rock and roll legend Elvis Presley; Baseball Hall of Fame legend Babe Ruth; Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia; and Dallas Cowboys Hall-of-Fame quarterback Roger Staubach. 

The honor is bestowed on folks deemed to have made particularly meritorious contributions to the protection or nationwide pursuits of the U.S., to global peace, or to cultural or different important public or personal endeavors.

USA TODAY is offering reside protection of the Medal of Freedom rite within the participant above beginning at 1 p.m. ET.

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President Donald Trump will give the Presidential Medal of Honor to seven folks together with sports activities Hall of Famers Babe Ruth, Roger Staubach and Alan Page.


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