Former Celtics Star Bob Cousy Receives the Medal of Freedom

President Trump presented the Medal of Freedom to former Boston Celtics star Bob Cousy. Mr. Cousy, a member of the NBA Hall of Fame, played… read more

President Trump presented the Medal of Freedom to former Boston Celtics star Bob Cousy. Mr. Cousy, a member of the NBA Hall of Fame, played for the Celtics from 1950 to 1963, and then went on to coach Boston College from 1963 to 1969. He is credited with organizing the National Basketball Players Association, which was the first union for any of the four major professional sports leagues in North America. Also delivering remarks at the ceremony was Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), who had suggested Mr. Cousy for the Medal of Freedom to President Trump. close

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Former Celtics Star Bob Cousy Receives the Medal of Freedom

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Program ID:
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Category:
White House Event
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Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 22, 2019 | 5:14pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Aug 30, 2019 | 7:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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