President Barack Obama, right, and first lady Michelle Obama, second from right, is applauded by the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors recipients, from left, comedian and television host David Letterman, bluesman Buddy Guy, ballerina Natalia Makarova and actor and director Dustin Hoffman, during the Kennedy Center Honors Gala at the Kennedy Center in Washington, Sunday, December 2, 2012. (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.