- The Washington Times - Tuesday, November 8, 2005


President Bush will honor authors, musicians, historians and others tomorrow with the National Medal of Arts and the National Humanities Medal.

In an Oval Office ceremony with first lady Laura Bush, the president will present the Medal of Arts to author Louis Auchincloss, conductor James DePreist, jazz musician Paquito D’Rivera, actor Robert Duvall, arts advocate Leonard Garment and film animator Ollie Johnston.

Also getting Medals of Arts are jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and dancer-choreographer Tina Ramirez. Singer Dolly Parton will receive the medal at a later date.

The National Humanities Medal recipients are historian Walter Berns, New York Assistant District Attorney Matthew Bogdanos, professor Eva Brann, historian John Lewis Gaddis, the Papers of George Washington project, legal scholar Mary Ann Glendon, historian Alan Kors, art historians and appraisers Leigh and Leslie Keno, author and columnist Judith Martin and history patrons Richard Gilder and Lewis Lehrman.

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