"If we work together, we'll lower the cost of living for everyone...we'll give the world an opportunity to see what it's like to save and have a better life."
We come here to honor a man who shows that through hard work and vision and treating people right, many good things can happen.
On March 17, 1992, America bestowed upon Sam Walton the Presidential Medal of Freedom, its highest civilian honor, recognizing his contributions to community and country. President George H. W. Bush offered to make the presentation wherever Sam desired. Sam chose to receive the award in Bentonville, surrounded by the associates he loved and believed in.