House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, left, presents the Congressional Gold Medal to Monuments Men Harry Ettlinger, center, and Richard Barancik, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015, during a ceremony in Emancipation Hall on Capitol Hill in Washington. The award is Congress' highest honor of appreciation for distinguished achievement.
House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, left, presents the Congressional Gold Medal to Monuments Men Harry Ettlinger, center, and Richard Barancik, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015, during a ceremony in Emancipation Hall on Capitol Hill in Washington. The award is Congress' highest honor of appreciation for distinguished achievement. Alex Brandon AP
House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, left, presents the Congressional Gold Medal to Monuments Men Harry Ettlinger, center, and Richard Barancik, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015, during a ceremony in Emancipation Hall on Capitol Hill in Washington. The award is Congress' highest honor of appreciation for distinguished achievement. Alex Brandon AP

WWII “Monuments Men” get their due: a Congressional Gold Medal

October 22, 2015 6:35 PM