Recipients of the 33rd annual national celebration of the arts, singer and songwriter Merle Haggard (L); composer and lyricist Jerry Herman (2L); dancer, choreographer and director Bill T. Jones (C); songwriter and musician Paul McCartney (2R); and producer, television host and actress Oprah Winfrey (R) listen as US President Barack Obama makes remarks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, December 5, 2010, during the Kennedy Center Honorees Reception.
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Cheryl Contee aka "Jill Tubman", Baratunde Thurston aka "Jack Turner", rikyrah, Leutisha Stills aka "The Christian Progressive Liberal", B-Serious, Casey Gane-McCalla, Jonathan Pitts-Wiley aka "Marcus Toussaint," Fredric Mitchell
Special Contributors: James Rucker, Rinku Sen, Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, Adam Luna, Kamala Harris
Technical Contributor: Brandon Sheats