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  • Ex-Illinois congressman to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

    Ex-Illinois congressman to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom
    Abner Mikva, a five-term congressman for Illinois who also served in all three branches of the federal government, was one of 19 Americans awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor.
  • Stevie Wonder, Tom Brokaw, Meryl Streep among Medal of Freedom honorees

    Stevie Wonder, Tom Brokaw, Meryl Streep among Medal of Freedom honorees
    Stevie Wonder and former NBC anchor Tom Brokaw are among 19 people to be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country’s highest non-military honor, the White House announced Monday. The honorees span the worlds of business, government,...

    Author Isabel Allende to be awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

    Isabel Allende will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, President Obama announced Tuesday. Allende, whose best-known book is "The House of the Spirits," is the only novelist among the 19 recipients of the nation's highest civilian honor. "From...

    Recuerdan a Julio Cortázar en Estados Unidos

    Recuerdan a Julio Cortázar en Estados Unidos
     Tras varias negativas por su declarado antiimperialismo y su rechazo a la fuga de cerebros hacia el norte, el escritor argentino Julio Cortázar aceptó dar clases en una universidad estadounidense en otoño de 1980, cuatro años antes de su muerte, en los...

    Spanish-language books flourish thanks to e-readers

    Spanish-language books flourish thanks to e-readers
    For decades, finding Spanish-language books in the U.S. was like tilting at windmills. Booksellers stocked few titles in the language of Cervantes, and those they carried came at a hefty premium. A paperback copy of "Don Quijote" in the original Spanish...