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Flag Day Naturalization Ceremony Honoring Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos, founder and recipient of the James Smithson Bicentennial Medal, speaks to the audience after receiving his award at the Special Naturalization Ceremony held in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. on June 14, 2016.


The citation on his award says: For his embodiment of American creativity through new uses of the internet; for envisioning the future, on earth and in space; for transforming the consumer experience and the speed of business; for valuing entrepreneurship, innovation and freedom. Through the expression of these values and achievements he has contributed to the fulfillment of James Smithson’s vision for the “increase and diffusion of knowledge.”

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Taken on June 14, 2016