U.S. President Barack Obama pays tribute to the contributions of a group of the country's prominent artists, as well as First Lady Michelle, at the Kennedy Center Honors Awards. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION). STORY: U.S. President Barack Obama paid tribute to a group of the country's most prominent artists on Sunday (December 4) as part of the Kennedy Center Honors Program. The U.S. leader honored rock group The Eagles, pop balladeer James Taylor, gospel and soul singer Mavis Staples, classical pianist Martha Argerich, and actor Al Pacino. Obama also paid tribute to his wife, who he said expanded access to the arts during her time as First Lady, adding, "and she looked good doing it."