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Obama awards National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal

Medal of Arts recipients included actor Al Pacino, sculptor Martin Puryear and country musician Mel Tillis. 

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Authors Kwame Anthony Appiah, John Ashbery and Robert Darnton are a few of Monday's individual Humanities Medal winners.

— This event has concluded. President Obama delivered his remarks Monday, Feb. 13, 2012 at 1:45 p.m.

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