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Paul Gets France's Highest Honor

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

On September 8th, Sir Paul McCartney will receive France's highest civilian award, the Legion of Honor, from French president, Francois Hollande.  Non-French entertainers such as Jerry Lewis, Liza Minelli and Clint Eastwood have also been so honored.  Interestingly, the recipients have to purchase their own medals (costing 169 to 700 euros, or $210 to $880 US Dollars) from a licensed jeweler.

 

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/09/03/entertainment-us-france-paulmccartney-aw-idUSBRE8820JJ20120903

 

 

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