Buddy Guy

Recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors attend a reception at the White House on December 2, 2012 in Washington, DC. The Kennedy Center Honors recognized seven individuals - Buddy Guy, Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, Natalia Makarova, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, and Robert Plant - for their lifetime contributions to American culture through the performing arts. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Letterman, Hoffman, Zeppelin Honored By Obama

David Letterman’s “stupid human tricks” and Top 10 lists vaulted into the ranks of cultural acclaim Sunday night as the late-night comedian received this year’s Kennedy Center Honors with rock band Led Zeppelin, an actor, a ballerina and a bluesman.

CBS4–12/03/2012

David Letterman speaks onstage at the First Annual Comedy Awards at Hammerstein Ballroom on March 26, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Letterman, Hoffman To Receive Kennedy Center Honor

Years after playing a Washington newspaper reporter, Dustin Hoffman is returning to the nation’s capital to share an honor with David Letterman — who appears surprised at how culturally important his Top 10 lists have been.

CBS4–09/12/2012

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