Tuesday, November 15, 2005

Book Prize Partners Awarded National Humanities Medal, November 10

Washington DC, November 15, 2005 — At a White House ceremony November 10, President George W. Bush presented Institute co-founders Richard Gilder and Lewis Lehrman with the 2005 National Humanities Medal. This award honors individuals and organizations whose work has deepened the nation's understanding of the humanities, broadened citizens' engagement with the humanities, or helped preserve and expand America's access to important humanities resources.

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History partners with Washington College and Mount Vernon to sponsor the George Washington Book Prize.

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