President Obama announcing the recipients of the Medal of Freedom.
FOX's Jane Metzler has more:
(Springsteen) "I've done my best to live the right way."
It is the nation's highest civilian honor: The Presidential Medal of Freedom and Bruce Springsteen among 21 selected to receive it for their contributions to the United States, other honorees:
(Scully) "I have said enough for a lifetime."
Retired sportscaster Vin Scully, voice of the L.A. Dodgers:
(De Niro) "You talkin' to me?"
Actor director and activist Robert De Niro, colleagues Tom Hanks, Robert Redford, Cicely Tyson and Diana Ross.
(Degeneres) "In hindsight should that have gone on Facebook."
Comedian and talk show host Ellen Degeneres. 'Saturday Night Live' creator Lorne Michaels. Philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates:
(Abdul-Jabbar) "I'm Michael Jordan!"
Actually, that's former NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. He and fellow legend Michael Jordan honored at the White House ceremony next Tuesday.
Jane Metzler, FOX News.