WASHINGTON- Minneapolis radio host Krista Tippett has become a recipient of the 2013 National Humanities Medal. The award was presented by President Obama at the White House July 28th. The National Humanities Medals are for outstanding achievements in history, cultural studies, filmmaking, cultural commentary, and historic preservation.
Tippet has a national syndicated radio program "On Being," heard locally on Minnesota Public Radio. She stopped by KARE 11 Sunrise to share more on her award.