Arts and Humanities Medal Presentation
President and Mrs. Bush presented medals to the recipients of the National Medal of Arts and the National Humanities Medal for the… read more
President and Mrs. Bush presented medals to the recipients of the National Medal of Arts and the National Humanities Medal for the year 2001. The evening also featured entertainment including a duet with Yo-Yo Ma and Condoleezza Rice.
The National Medal of Arts Recipients for the year 2001 were Alvin Ailey, Rudolfo Anaya, Johnny Cash, Kirk Douglas, Helen Frankenthaler, Judith Jamison, Yo-Yo Ma, and Mike Nichols.
The National Humanities Medal Recipients for the year 2001 were Jose Cisneros, Robert Coles, Sharon Darling, William Manchester, Richard Peck, Eileen Jackson Southern, Tom Wolfe, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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