US President Bush presents medal of freedom to actor Andy Griffith at White House in Washington

 
US President Bush presents medal of freedom to actor Andy Griffith at White House in Washington
U.S. President George W. Bush (R) presents his Presidential Medal of Freedom to actor Andy Griffith at a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington in this November 9, 2005 file photograph. Actor Andy Griffith, whose portrayal of a small-town sheriff made "The Andy Griffith Show" one of American television's most enduring shows, has died at his North Carolina home, television station WITN reported on July 3, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed/Files