Mount Vernon, N.Y.
This is White's childhood home, a quiet, green suburb where his parents remain until their deaths.
This is the college that White attends, forming friendships with other students--like Gus Lobrano and Howard Cushman--that last a lifetime, and developing a warm relationship with instructor, William Strunk, Jr.
This is where White lands a job as a reporter during his road trip with Cushman, giving him his first professional experience in the newspaper business.
This is the Model T Ford roadster that White purchases for $400, which carries him and Howard Cushman around the country after their graduation from Cornell.
Presidential Medal of Freedom
White was chosen by President Lyndon Johnson as a recipient of this award in 1964, but because of his reticence to make public appearances, the honor was bestowed on him by Maine Sen. Edmund Muskie...
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