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Actress Field, Author King to Receive Arts Medals

Actress Sally Field and author Stephen King are among the luminaries set to receive a National Medal of Arts or a National Humanities Medal from President Barack Obama. Obama will bestow the honors on 18 people and three institutions during a White House ceremony on Thursday. Field, of Los Angeles, is receiving an arts medal for showing dignity, empathy and fearlessness in performances that have touched audiences worldwide, as well as for showing those same qualities in her off-screen...

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