The Dalai Lama’s visit to Philadelphia is proving to be a big draw.
His Holiness will be here to receive the Liberty Medal at a ceremony on October 26th, but while here, he’ll also be part of two other public events. Tickets to those events go on sale today.
“This is a lifetime achievement award and it’s a capstone, just recognizing his influence over many decades,” says National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen.
Chris examines the President’s decisions not publish a death photo of Osama bin Laden, his speech later today at Ground Zero, a four day school week and Fire Commissioners Lloyd Ayers reading habits.
Thursday was a day of protests in Philadelphia and around the world for supporters of an independent Tibet, and a day the Dalai Lama said he will give up his political role in the Tibetan government-in-exile.