Obama Awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom - PICTURES

May 23, 2012, 6:13 a.m.

An earli­er ver­sion of this story con­tained an in­cor­rect date for the Medal of Free­dom ce­re­mony, which took place on May 29.

Pres­id­ent Obama awar­ded the Pres­id­en­tial Medal of Free­dom, the na­tion’s top ci­vil­ian hon­or, to a dozen re­cip­i­ents, from as­tro­naut John Glenn to mu­sic le­gend Bob Dylan, at the White House on Tues­day. It was the third time Obama has presen­ted the award. Here are the re­cip­i­ents: