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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. 

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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