PBS NewsHour

Trump honors the arts and humanities, after strained history

Clip: 11/21/2019 | 2m 57s Video has closed captioning.

For more than three decades, the president annually bestowed one of the highest honors in the world of arts. But the National Medals of Arts and Humanities have not been awarded since President Trump took office -- until Thursday, when Trump honored country-bluegrass singer Alison Krauss, actor Jon Voight, author James Patterson and others. Jeffrey Brown reports on the winners and the ceremony.

Aired: 11/21/19

Rating: NR

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