2017 Free Expression Awards

When:
April 18, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
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Where:
Newseum
555 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
USA
Cost:
SOLD OUT
2017 Free Expression Awards @ Newseum | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

Celebrating the World’s Champions for Free Expression

The awards recognize those who exhibit passion for and dedication to free expression, including those who have taken personal or professional risks in sharing information with the public, are censored or punished by authorities or groups for their work, or show courage by pushing boundaries in artistic and media expression. The award categories are free speech, free press, religious freedom, arts and entertainment and lifetime achievement.

Honorees

John Lewis

John Lewis

Lifetime Achievement Award

United States Representative, Georgia

Tim Cook

Tim Cook

Free Speech Award

CEO, Apple

Martha Raddatz

Martha Raddatz

Free Press Award

Chief Global Affairs Correspondent, ABC News, and Co-anchor, “This Week with George Stephanopoulos”

Kristina Arriaga De Bucholz

Kristina Arriaga de Bucholz

Religious Freedom Award

Executive Director, Becket Law

Christie Hefner

Christie Hefner

Arts and Entertainment Award

Former Chairman and CEO, Playboy Enterprises

Hugh Hefner

Hugh Hefner

Arts and Entertainment Award

Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Playboy

Event Information

6:30 p.m. Reception
7:30 p.m. Dinner and Program

Cocktail attire

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