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FILE - In this Aug. 8, 1994 file photo, U.S. President Bill Clinton applauds Dorothy Height, president of the National Council of Negro Women, after presenting her with the Presidential Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the White House East Room in Washington. Height, who as longtime president of the National Council of Negro Women was the leading female voice of the 1960s civil rights movement, died Tuesday, April 20, 2010. She was 98.
((AP Photo/Doug Mills, File))