Kennedy Center Honors

Front row from left, 2019 Kennedy Center Honorees Michael Tilson Thomas, Linda Ronstadt, Sally Field, Joan Ganz Cooney, and Lloyd Morrisett, back row from left, Philip Bailey, Verdine White, Ralph Johnson, and characters from "Sesame Street."
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December 08, 2019 - 12:20 pm
Actress Sally Field, singer Linda Ronstadt and the disco-funk band Earth Wind and Fire awaited their turn in the spotlight Sunday night as part of the latest group of recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime achievements in the arts. Read more here.
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 In this March 3, 2017 file photo, actress Sally Field poses for a portrait in New York. Iconic actress Sally Field and foundational children’s show Sesame Street top this year’s class of Kennedy Center Honors recipients.
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July 18, 2019 - 1:45 pm
By Ashraf Khalil Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Actress Sally Field and the long-running children's TV show "Sesame Street" are in the latest class of Kennedy Center Honors recipients. Others chosen to receive the award for lifetime achievement in the arts include singer Linda Ronstadt,...
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Front row from left: David Rubenstein, Wayne Shorter, Philip Glass, Reba McEntire, Cher, Deborah Rutter; back row from left: Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan, Grace Rodriguez, Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Andy Blankenbuehler, and Alex Lacamoire
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December 03, 2018 - 9:38 am
By Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Last year's Kennedy Center Honors ceremony was almost overshadowed by controversy surrounding the sitting president. This year's event took place in the shadow of the death of a former commander-in-chief. Sunday night's ceremony honoring lifetime...
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November 13, 2018 - 9:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — For the second straight year, President Donald Trump will not be attending the Kennedy Center Honors celebrating cultural achievement. Neither Trump nor first lady Melania Trump will be at the Dec. 2 event, Stephanie Grisham, the first lady's director of communications, said Tuesday...
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