NPR’s Terry Gross to receive National Humanities Medal

September 15, 2016 GMT

By Staff

President Obama will honor 24 individuals and organizations next week for works that he says have helped Americans connect and understand each other a little better through the arts and humanities. Among them: Local radio legend and “Fresh Air” host Terry Gross.

Besides Gross, the honorees to be celebrated at the White House on Sept. 22 will include actors Morgan Freeman and Mel Brooks, as well as author and former Inquirer contributor James McBride.

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