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George Lucas, Herb Alpert honored by Obama

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2013 - 00:38

Jul 10 - U.S. President Barack Obama bestows the National Medals of Arts and Humanities to 24 honorees, including George Lucas and Herb Alpert. Bob Mezan reports.

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U.S. President Barack Obama handed out the National Medals of Arts and Humanities to 24 honorees during a White House ceremony on Wednesday (July 10). Among this year's recipients were "Star Wars" creator George Lucas, who Obama credited with transforming the world of special effects; musician Herb Alpert, who was honored for his extensive music career and philanthropy; and Tony award-winning playwright Tony Kushner, who is most famous for his Pulitzer Prize-winning "Angels in America." Honorees were selected in a process organized by the National Endowment for the Arts.

George Lucas, Herb Alpert honored by Obama

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2013 - 00:38

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