Cherie Blair conferred Eleanor Roosevelt Val-Kill medal

November 14th, 2007 - 2:21 am ICT by admin  
The wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair was conferred the award during a ceremony in New York.

The Eleanor Roosevelt Val-Kill medal given to people who “embody the spirit and legacy” of former US president Franklin D. Roosevelt’s wife.

“(Mrs Blair is) a noted human rights lawyer, campaigner for women’s rights and like Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of a world leader,” the Mirror quoted an awards spokeswoman as saying. (ANI)

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