Actor and director Dustin Hoffman, 2012 Kennedy Center Honors recipient, center, leaves a reception hosted by President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama for the honorees in the East Room of the White House 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.