PBS NewsHour

Korean War Army Chaplain Awarded Medal of Honor

Clip: 04/11/2013 | 4m 6s

Army chaplain and Catholic priest Father Emil Kapaun received the military's highest honor, the Medal of Honor, 60 years after he died as a prisoner during the Korean War. Kapaun took care of wounded soldiers even though it compromised his own safety. Jeffrey Brown has more on Kapaun and an excerpt from the White House ceremony.

Aired: 04/11/13

Rating: NR

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