Friday, August 1
(Washington, DC) -- A local radio host is being honored by the President. Krista Tippett received the 2013 National Humanities Medal during a ceremony at the White House earlier this week. President Obama presented her with the award. Tippett hosts the syndicated radio show "On Being" which is heard on Minnesota Public Radio. The National Humanities Medal honors achievements in history, literature, languages, philosophy, and other humanities subjects.