The Style Blog: Donald Hall

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 03/02/2011

President Obama talks about the influence of art and words

Standing in the East Room of the White House, President Obama spoke ardently of the role of artists and writers in building the values of the country, and adding to his own identity. "There are people here whose books or...

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  05:30 PM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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