NC Professor Gets State Civilian Honor

A University of North Carolina history professor who is the nation's leading authority on President Franklin D. Roosevelt has received the state's highest civilian honor.

William E. Leuchtenburg was among nine people given the North
Carolina Award earlier this week. He is a professor emeritus as
UNC-Chapel Hill.

Governor Mike Easley and first lady Mary Easley presented the
awards, which have been awarded annually since 1964.

Other recipients this year include Tony Award-winning actress
Rosemary Harris Ehle and former Supreme Court chief justices Henry
Frye and Burley Mitchell.

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