Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Hamden Native Receives National Medal of Arts

Hamden native and former U.S. Poet Laureate Donald Hall has received a National Medal of Arts, along with novelist Harper Lee, actress Meryl Streep, musicians Sonny Rollins, Quincy Jones, James Taylor and Van Cliburn, painter Mark di Suvero, theater champion Robert Brustein and an organization, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival.

President Obama presented the awards on Wednesday, March 2nd. You can a video of the awards below.

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