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**FILE** President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama attend the Let Freedom Ring Celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King at the Kennedy Center in Washington on Jan. 16, 2012. (Associated Press)

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Bernadette Peters stars in a revival of Stephen Sondheim's "Follies," which originated at the Kennedy Center in Washington and will run in New York through Jan. 22. (AP Photo/Boneau/Bryan-Brown)

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FILE - This undated file photo released by The Carlyle Group shows David M. Rubenstein. Billionaire philanthropist David Rubenstein is making a second $10 million gift in less than six months to the Kennedy Center in Washington to help reach younger and more economically diverse audiences. The gift announced Tuesday makes Rubenstein of Bethesda, Md., the largest single donor in the center's history with donations totaling $23 million. Rubenstein became the center's chairman last year and is co-founder of the Carlyle Group. (AP Photo/The Carlyle Group, File ) NO SALES

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Rep. Charles B. Rangel attends the 2010 Kennedy Center Honors Gala at the Kennedy Center in Washington, Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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First lady Michelle Obama, fourth from right, President Obama, Alma Powell and her husband, former Secretary of State Colin Powell, with recipients of the 2010 Kennedy Center Honors -- from far left, Bill T. Jones, Jerry Herman, Merle Haggard, Oprah Winfrey and Paul McCartney -- attend the 2010 Kennedy Center Honors gala at the Kennedy Center in Washington, Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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Recipients of the 2010 Kennedy Center Honors, Oprah Winfrey, and Paul McCartney, sing the National Anthem during the 2010 Kennedy Center Honors Gala at the Kennedy Center in Washington, Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010. Others are Stedman Graham, back left, and Trade Representative Ron Kirk, back right. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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Tina Fey makes remarks after being awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the Kennedy Center in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)