PRESIDENTIAL APPOINTMENT: Vogue editor in chief Anna Wintour joins a list of entertainment names on the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities, which was unveiled by the White House Monday Night. Wintour, who has gotten close to the Obama camp through cohosting a fund-raiser to honor Michelle Obama during her husband’s presidential campaign and featuring the First Lady on the cover of Vogue, will join 24 others on the board. Others named to the committee include Teresa Heinz Kerry, wife of Sen. John Kerry; Bryan Lourd, managing director and co-chairman of Creative Artists Agency; actors Sarah Jessica Parker, Forrest Whitaker and Edward Norton, and musician Yo-Yo Ma. The committee will advise President Obama on how to expand the role of the arts in society. — Stephanie D. Smith
November 4, 2009
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