National Humanities Medal

I am profoundly honored that this is the list of National Humanities Medalists that will be getting their awards on Monday.
  • Kwame Anthony Appiah
  • John Ashbery
  • Robert Darnton
  • Andrew Delbanco
  • National History Day
  • Charles Rosen
  • Teofilo Ruiz
  • Ramón Saldívar
  • Amartya Sen

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As I said to my sisters this morning, it tells you something about how small the world is (and how big-hearted America can be)  that one medal awardee (from India) is married to the cousin of another (from Ghana and England!)