Dr. Anthony Fauci Receives the Smithsonian National Museum of American History’s Great Americans Medal

February 26, 2021

Join us Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at 6:30 p.m. ET for a virtual presentation of the Great Americans Medal to Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., for his extraordinary leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic and […]

Paul Simon: A Great American

October 11, 2019

Singer-songwriter Paul Simon received the Great Americans Medal, presented by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, on Sept. 18. The award is given annually to individuals whose life’s work […]

Smithsonian Honors Brokaw With ‘Great Americans’ Medal (photos)

September 25, 2017

During the Sept. 21 event, Brokaw donated a West Point presentation saber and two pieces of the Berlin Wall, representing his more than five decades in broadcasting.