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House moves to honor Monuments Men, Jack Nicklaus, Shimon Peres
House moves to honor Monuments Men, Jack Nicklaus, Shimon Peres

Golfer Jack Nicklaus, Israeli President Shimon Peres and the Monuments Men whose story was depicted in the recent George Clooney movie would be among the latest recipients of Congress' highest civilian honor, the Congressional Gold Medal, under legislation approved by the House. A number of the measures that passed Monday seek to pay tribute to World War II-era groups such as the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders before it's too late. For example, of the approximately 350 men -- and women -- of the Monuments Men who worked to return Nazi-looted artworks to their owners, only six survive. "What started out as an untold story from World War II to now being recognized with...

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