France honors 'beloved' US novelist Toni Morrison

Novelist Toni Morrison, winner of both the Pulitzer Prize and the Nobel Prize for Literature, smiles as she is warmly received by the audience moments before giving the Radcliffe Inaugural Lecture on the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Tuesday, April 3, 2001. The lecture by Morrison helped commemorate the founding of the Radcliffe Institute for Advance Study within Harvard University. Morrison is considered by many to be America's pre-eminent black woman writer. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

November 3, 2010 7:58:16 AM PDT
France's culture minister has inducted Nobel Prize-winning novelist Toni Morrison into the Legion of Honor.