Philip Roth Receives National Humanities Medal

March 2, 2011

On Wednesday, March 2, 2011 Philip Roth was one of the 20 recipients of the National Humanities Medal.  The award was presented by President Obama at the White House.


Other winners of the 2010 Medal included authors Harper Lee and Joyce Carol Oates; poet Donald Hall; actress Meryl Streep; musicians James Taylor, Sonny Rollins, and Van Cliburn; producer Quincy Jones; sculptor Mark di Suvero; theater critic Robert Brustein; and historians Bernard Bailyn and Gordon S. Wood.

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