President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama leaves a reception in honor of the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors recipients, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012. At the back left is Caroline Kennedy. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Gallery: Kennedy Center Honors
Dec. 03, 2012 @ 04:53 PM
WASHINGTON -- Stars from Hollywood and the music came out Sunday night to salute Kennedy Center honorees, including comedian David Letterman, actor Dustin Hoffman, Chicago bluesman Buddy Guy and ballerina Natalia Makarova.