Accepting Sally Ride’s Medal of Freedom from President Obama

10/6/2017; 1 minutes

Tam O'Shaughnessy, Executive Director of Sally Ride Science@UC San Diego, became the first person in history to accept the award on behalf of a same sex partner when President Obama presented her with the Medal of Freedom honoring the late astronaut Sally Ride. More on Sally and Tam's life together in "Honoring Sally:  Tam O'Shaughnessy Aboard the R/V Sally Ride." (#32965)

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