President Barack Obama awards a 2014 National Humanities Medal to novelist, essayist and screenwriter Larry McMurtry of Archer City, Texas, during a ceremony in the East Room at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015.
President Barack Obama awards a 2014 National Humanities Medal to novelist, essayist and screenwriter Larry McMurtry of Archer City, Texas, during a ceremony in the East Room at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015. Manuel Balce Ceneta AP
President Barack Obama awards a 2014 National Humanities Medal to novelist, essayist and screenwriter Larry McMurtry of Archer City, Texas, during a ceremony in the East Room at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015. Manuel Balce Ceneta AP

Obama honors best in arts and letters, including Texas’ Larry McMurtry

September 10, 2015 6:31 PM