HANS REMEMBERS- TUESDAY APRIL 29, 1969– PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM AWARDED TO DUKE ELLINGTON

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Hans Remembers-  Tuesday April 28, 1969- 50 years ago today- jazz legend Duke Ellington was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom which is the highest civilian honor in the United States by U.S. President Richard Milhous Nixon at The White House- in celebration of 70th birthday.  Ellington was born April 29, 1899- he would die in 1975 at the age of 75.

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