Caroline Kennedy leaves at the conclusion of a reception hosted by President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama in honor of the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors recipients, 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.