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National Humanities Medal

Host Of 'On Being' Faith Broadcast Awarded National Humanities Medal

Religion News Service | Sarah Pulliam Bailey | Posted 07.31.2014 | Religion

(RNS) On Sept. 11, 2001, Krista Tippett was in Washington on her way to meet with potential funders to create a radio show focused on faith. As the da...

Pioneering Cultural Historian Dies At 104

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 12.25.2012 | Books

Jacques Barzun, a pioneering cultural historian, reigning public intellectual and longtime Ivy League professor who became a best-selling author in hi...

Pioneering Cultural Historian Dies At 104

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 12.25.2012 | Books

Jacques Barzun, a pioneering cultural historian, reigning public intellectual and longtime Ivy League professor who became a best-selling author in hi...

Two Latinos Are Awarded With National Humanities Medals

Posted 02.16.2012 | Latino Voices

In a ceremony held on Monday at the White House, President Barack Obama awarded the National Humanities Medal to nine honorees. Among them were two La...

President Obama To Award 20 Arts And Humanities Medals

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is to award the National Medal of Arts and the National Humanities Medal to 20 people Wednesday in the White...