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Dr. DeBakey Receives Congressional Gold Medal on April 23, 2008

President Bush honors Dr. Michael E. DeBakey and commemorates his many life accomplishments and contributions to the nation with the Congressional Gold Medal at the United States Capitol Rotunda on April 23, 2008.

Dr. Michael DeBakey Congressional Gold Medal

The Congressional Gold Medal is the highest civilian award which may be bestowed by the United States Congress. Each Congressional Gold Medal is individually designed to reflect the accomplishments of the recipient. Public law also authorizes the United States Mint to produce and sell bronze reproductions of the medal.

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CCAC to Review Coin Designs of Lincoln Cents, DeBakey Gold Medal and Presidential Dollars

The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) has their next public meeting Jan. 15. CCAC's main responsibility is to review themes and design proposals...

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