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Bush awards humanities medal to prof

By November 16, 2005

"It's a remarkable feeling to stand where former presidents and great figures have stood," Kors said, "even for someone such as myself who believes in very small government."

First awarded in 1989, the National Humanities Medal recognizes professors, artists and other scholars who have made contributions to the humanities.

All nominees are considered by members of the National Council on the Humanities, which is made up of professors, industry leaders and others associated with nonprofit organizations and think tanks. The most qualified candidates are reviewed by the president, who determines the recipients... Download file "5"

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