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President Lydon Johnson awarded Walt Disney the Medal of Freedom on September 14, 1964.

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October 15th, 1966. Two months exactly before his death.

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Walt Disney received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1964 and a posthumous Congressional Medal of Gold in 1968.

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