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Arts and science medal ceremonies absent under Trump


NEW YORK (AP) — In February 2017, weeks into the Trump administration, the National Endowment for the Humanities was reviewing a list of nominees for the National Humanities Medals, one of the top honors for creative and scholarly achievement. The plan, as in previous years, was to submit names to the White House and await final approval.

But the NEH chairman at the time, William D. Adams, seemed skeptical.

"Interesting to contemplate where the medals might go," he wrote to Larry Myers, director of the NEH Office of Planning and Budget, in an email obtained by The Associated Press through...

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