Finally...After making gobs of money in the film industry, but Lucas himself expressing that he doesn't get the "critical" accolades of his peers like Spielberg & Coppola,
June 9th The American Film Institute (which I think very highly of), awarded him with it's Lifetime Achievement Award.
You can watch the ceremony (taped) Sunday June 19, 2005 on the Uunited States TV cable Network, The USA Channell at 9:00pm EST.
Great Interview with him about his early days in film school in the arts & entertainment section of The Baltimore Sun Sunday Newspaper(which the hard copy came out Saturday..today)..
..but you may be able to read it when it is archived on the Sun's website on Sunday at I think, www.baltimoresun.com