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  • Former heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali displays his signature fight pose after honoring outstanding surgeons and physicians at St. Joseph's Hospital's Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Muhammad Ali: Boxing great to receive Liberty Medal

    Retired boxing great Muhammad Ali will visit Philadelphia to receive the Liberty Medal, an award recognizing his longtime role as a fighter outside the ring for humanitarian causes, civil rights and religious freedom.


  • FILE - Former heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali displays his signature boxing pose after honoring outstanding surgeons and physicians at St. Joseph's Hospital Barrow Neurological Institute, in this Feb. 22, 2012 file photo taken in Phoenix. Retired boxing champion Muhammad Ali will be awarded the medal on Thursday Sept. 13, 2012 at a ceremony at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. The honor is given annually to an individual who displays courage and conviction while striving to secure liberty for people worldwide. It comes with a $100,000 cash prize. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

    Muhammad Ali to receive Liberty Medal on Thursday

    Retired boxing great Muhammad Ali will visit Philadelphia to receive the Liberty Medal, an award recognizing his longtime role as a fighter outside the ring for humanitarian causes, civil rights and religious freedom.


  • Boxing great Muhammad Ali is helped by his wife, Lonnie (right), as he looks down from a balcony at friends attending a celebration honoring his 70th birthday at the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville, Ky., on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012. He turned 70 on the following Tuesday. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

    Muhammad Ali: Boxing great named 2012 Liberty Medal recipient

    Boxing great Muhammad Ali, known for his unabashed self-confidence inside and outside the ring as well as his outspokenness on social and humanitarian causes, is the recipient of the 2012 Liberty Medal.


  • Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns is seen during a news conference Friday, March 25, 2011, at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.  Burns' and Lynn Novick's upcoming documentary film series Prohibition is scheduled to premiere this fall on public television.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    Ken Burns: New film fits into civility discourse

    Award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns is bringing his new film "Prohibition" to the National Constitution Center in the hopes of promoting more civil national discourse.


  • State of the Union made bingo game

    As President Bush finishes his final State of the Union address tonight, some youngsters across the country may be yelling, "Bingo."


  • Magna Carta goes on display in Philadelphia center

    Those looking for an extra dose of history this Fourth of July can travel to Philadelphia, beginning today, to see the Magna Carta, a 1215 English document that cemented the principles of freedom, the rule of law and due process in Anglo-American politics.


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