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Thursday, 04 July 2013 - 19:44
George Lucas to receive National Medal of Arts
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Star Wars director George Lucas is to be honoured with the National Medal of Arts at a White House ceremony next week.

The 69-year-old is among 12 recipients being recognised for their cultural contributions to the US.

The White House praised the director for "combining the art of storytelling with boundless imagination and cutting-edge techniques".

President Barack Obama will award the medals next Wednesday.

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