Singer - Actress - ScholarA Native of Newport News - born March 29, 1918. Served as United States Delegate to the United Nations. Awarded First Order of Arts by President of Egypt. Appointed Ambassador of Love by President Nixon. Received the highest civilian honor - Medal of Freedom - from President Reagan for "meritorious cultural endeavors - world peace efforts - and important educational contributions for here country."
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|Placed By||Newport News Historical Committee|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, April 29th, 2016 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 374241 N 4094145|
|Decimal Degrees||36.98503333, -76.41308333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 59.102', W 76° 24.785'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 59' 6.12" N, 76° 24' 47.1" W|
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|Area Code(s)||804, 757|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2510 Wickham Ave, Newport News VA 23607, US|
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