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Two scholars win Kluge Prize

From a Times staff writer

At a glamorous celebration in the Great Hall of the Library of Congress Tuesday night, two scholars were awarded the John W. Kluge Prize for lifetime achievement in the study of humanity.

John Hope Franklin, 91, professor emeritus at Duke University, was honored for his pioneering study of African American history. Yu Ying-shih, 76, professor emeritus at Princeton, was honored for his breakthroughs in examining China’s intellectual history.


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