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Obama Nominates Actor Kal Penn To Arts And Humanities Committee

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He nominated Janet Keller, Kerry Marshall, Kal Penn Modi, Andrew Weinstein and John Young to be members of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities.

"These fine public servants bring both a depth of experience and tremendous dedication to their new roles," Obama said in a press release. "Our nation will be well-served by these men and women, and I look forward to working with them in the months and years to come."