“Ask the White House” Hosts Dr. Vinton Cerf and Dr. Robert Kahn, Medal of Freedom Recipients

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on November 9, 2005

November 9, 2005, Dr. Vinton Cerf and Dr. Robert Kahn, Medal of Freedom Recipients: “There could not have been two more surprised people at the White House today than the two of us. Most people will immediately recognize most of the names on the list of honorees, but although our names are not household words, our work in creating the Internet now shows up almost every corner of the world. If Vint has his way, it will show up on the other planets, as well. And if Bob has his way, the Internet will be re-invented many times over in the future by those in the audience and the generations too come.” [Full transcript]

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