First lady Michelle Obama, center, accompanying her husband President Barack Obama, right, greets, 2012 Kennedy Center Honors recipients, ballerina Natalia Makarova and actor and director Dustin Hoffman, during the Kennedy Center Honors Gala at the Kennedy Center in Washington, Sunday, Dec. 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.