|2012_DC_Honors_121202||126||DC -- Kennedy Center -- Kennedy Center Honors (2012)|
Folks photographed here: Mary Hart, Lynda Carter, Cal Ripken Jr., Julie Chen, Les Moonves, Carol Schwartz, Vernon Jordan, Tina Fey, Nancy Pelosi, David Gregory, Leon Panetta, Natalia Makaorva, Dustin Hoffman, Ray Romano, David Letterman, David Rubenstein, Nancy Wilson, Jimmy Page, Jack Black, Tracy...
|2013_DC_Honors_131208||107||DC -- Kennedy Center -- Kennedy Center Honors (2013)|
Martina Arroyo, Herbie Hancock, Billy Joel, Shirley Maclaine & Carlos Santana Will Receive 36th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
Gala will be broadcast on CBS on December 29, 2013 at 9:00-11:00 p.m., ET/PT
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced the selection of the five...
|2014_DC_Honors_141207||188||DC -- Kennedy Center -- Kennedy Center Honors (2014)|
Pictured include: Philip Bailey (Earth Wind and Fire), Martin Short, Lynda Carter (w/Robert Altman), Julie Chen, Ken Salazar, ???, Sam Moore (of Sam and Dave), Jane Harman, Charlie Rose, Nancy Pelosi, Jane Lynch, Meryl Streep, Patricia McBride, Tom Hanks, Al Green, Terry McAuliffe, Mavis Staples, George...
|2015_DC_Honors_151206||223||DC -- Kennedy Center -- Kennedy Center Honors (2015)|
Folks here include: Niara Iman (Miss District of Columbia Teen USA 2015), Jane Harman (Woodrow Wilson Center), Susan Collins, Patrick Leahy, Norah O'Donnell and Geoff Tracy ("Chef Geoff"), James Billington, ???, Lynda Carter, Robert Altman, Ken Salazar, Mark Warner, Vernon Jordan, Carol Schwartz, Julie...
|2016_DC_Honors_161204||154||DC -- Kennedy Center -- Kennedy Center Honors (2016)|
Folks shown here are: Sam Moore (of Sam and Dave), Cal Ripken Jr., ???, Lynda Carter, Robert Altman, ???, Gayle King, Albert Small, Carol Schwartz, Patrick Leahy, Bob Seger, Robert Kennedy Smith, Nancy Pelosi, Gabriella Anwar, Chris O'Donnell, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Michele Lee, Vernon Jordan, Yo-Yo Ma,...
|2017_DC_Honors_171203||137||DC -- Kennedy Center -- Kennedy Center Honors (2017)|
Folks pictured here: Leona Lewis, David Rubenstein, Gloria Estefan, Emilio Estefan, LL Cool J, Jon Secada, Anthony Anderson, Emily Estefan, ???, Julie Chen, Leslie Moonves, Norman Lear, Mark Warner, Edward Villella, Herbie Hancock, Busta Rhymes, Black Thought and Questlove (both members of The Roots),...
|2018_12_02_Honors||300||DC -- Kennedy Center -- Kennedy Center Honors (2018)|
Folks here include: (Rehearsal) Amanda Seyfried, Melissa Peterman (Barbara Jean on "Reba"), Charles Kelley (from Lady Antebellum), Bobby Bones ("Dancing with the Stars"), Christopher Neal Jackson ("Hamilton" and "Bull"), Emilio Estefan, Christopher Neal Jackson, Kristin Chenoweth, Joe Lovano, Esperanza... (Partially reviewed)
|2012_DC_DeGeneres_121022||41||DC -- Kennedy Center -- Mark Twain Prize (2012 -- Ellen DeGeneres)|
The 15th Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
A lineup of top entertainers including Kristin Chenoweth, Steve Harvey, Sean Hayes, Jimmy Kimmel, John Krasinski, John Leguizamo, Jane Lynch, Jason Mraz, Lily Tomlin, Loudon Wainwright III and others will salute Ellen DeGeneres at the 15th Annual...
|2013_DC_Burnett_131020||71||DC -- Kennedy Center -- Mark Twain Prize (2013 -- Carol Burnett)|
Carol Burnett, the award-winning actress, comedian and Broadway performer, has been chosen by the Kennedy Center for the 2013 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
She is the first woman to win both the Mark Twain Prize and the Kennedy Center Honors, which she won in 2003. The 80 year-old is best known...
|2014_DC_Leno_141019||64||DC -- Kennedy Center -- Mark Twain Prize (2014 -- Jay Leno)|
Recently retired “Tonight Show” host and longtime stand-up club comedian Jay Leno will receive the Kennedy Center’s 2014 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
Leno, 64, is best known for hosting the “The Tonight Show” for 22 years. He left the most hallowed desk in late-night TV barely four months ago,...
|2015_DC_Murphy_151018||60||DC -- Kennedy Center -- Mark Twain Prize (2015 -- Eddie Murphy)|
The 18th Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
On Sunday, October 18, 2015, Dave Chappelle, Kathy Griffin, Arsenio Hall, Brittany Howard, George Lopez, Sam Moore, Tracy Morgan, Kevin Nealon, Trevor Noah, Jay Pharoah, Joe Piscopo, Chris Rock and Other Special Guests will gather in the Kennedy...
|2016_DC_Murray_161023||40||DC -- Kennedy Center -- Mark Twain Prize (2016 -- Bill Murray)|
On Sunday, October 23, 2016, an outstanding lineup of entertainers will gather in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall to salute Bill Murray, recipient of the 19th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The Prize, which is named to honor one of the world's greatest humorists, will be given at a gala...
|2018_10_21_Dreyfus||50||DC -- Kennedy Center -- Mark Twain Prize (2018 -- Julia Louis-Dreyfus)|
21st Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor celebrating Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Sunday, October 21, 2018 8:00 PM
An outstanding lineup of entertainers will gather in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall to salute Julia Louis-Dreyfus, recipient of the 21st annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
At a... (Partially reviewed)
|2014_DC_Charter_141209||172||DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: Conversations on the Enduring Legacy of the Great Charter|
“Conversations on the Enduring Legacy of the Great Charter” Symposium
David Rubenstein to Interview U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer
Scholars, historians and contemporary thinkers will discuss how Magna Carta’s political and legal traditions have carried into our current times at a Library of...
|2014_DC_NBF_Literacy_140830||93||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2014 -- Literacy Awards Presentation|
Library of Congress Literacy Awards Presentation:
Winners of the second annual Library of Congress Literacy Awards will be announced. Through the generosity of David M. Rubenstein, the Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program honors organizations that have made outstanding contributions to...
|2015_DC_NBF_Thomas_150905||20||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Evan Thomas w/David Rubenstein|
Noted journalist and best-selling author Evan Thomas is well-known to viewers of the Washington public affairs show “Inside Washington,” which ceased production in 2013. He has worked for Time magazine, and has been editor-at-large at Newsweek since 2006. His book “The War Lovers: Roosevelt, Lodge,...
|2015_DC_NBF_Ellis_150905||36||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2015 -- Joseph Ellis w/David Rubenstein|
Joseph Ellis, a professor teaching in the Leadership Studies program at Williams College, is a nationally recognized historian whose work focuses on the founders of the United States. The author of nine books, he has received the National Book Award in Nonfiction for "American Sphinx: The Character of...
|2016_DC_NBF_Woodward_160924||23||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Bob Woodward|
Bob Woodward has worked for The Washington Post since 1971. He has won nearly every American journalism award, and the Post won the 1973 Pulitzer Prize for his work with Carl Bernstein on the Watergate scandal. In addition, Woodward was the main reporter for the Post’s articles on the...
|2016_DC_NBF_Rhimes_160924||25||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2016 -- Shonda Rhimes|
Shonda Rhimes is an award-winning television producer and writer well-known for her groundbreaking series “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal.” She is also the executive producer of the acclaimed series “How to Get Away with Murder.” Rhimes has received numerous awards, including a Golden...
|2017_DC_NBF_Rice_170902||14||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- Condoleezza Rice (w/David Rubenstein)|
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is the second woman and the second African American to hold the office. She was secretary of state in 2005-2009 and national security adviser in 2001-2005 for President George W. Bush. She has been on the faculty of Stanford University since...
|2017_DC_NBF_McCullough_170902||44||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- David McCullough (w/David Rubenstein)|
Former Librarian of Congress James H. Billington has called David McCullough the "citizen chronicler" for his meticulously researched and beautifully written historical books, such as the Pulitzer Prize winners "Truman" and "John Adams," the latter of which became an Emmy Award-winning...
|2017_DC_NBF_Vance_170902||14||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2017 -- J.D. Vance (w/David Rubenstein)|
The author of the New York Times No. 1 best-selling “Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis” (HarperCollins), J.D. Vance was raised in the southwestern Ohio city of Middletown and the Appalachian town of Jackson, Kentucky. His book has struck a chord in the national...
|2018_DC_NBF_Wood_180901||11||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2018 -- Gordon S. Wood w/David Rubenstein|
Gordon S. Wood
An emeritus professor of history at Brown University, Gordon S. Wood is the author of “Creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787,” which won the Bancroft Prize and the John H. Dunning Prize in 1970, and “The Radicalism of the American Revolution,” which won the Pulitzer Prize for...
|2018_DC_NBF_Albright_180901||12||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2018 -- Madeleine Albright w/David Rubenstein|
Madeleine Albright served from 1997 until 2001 as the first woman secretary of state. She was born in the former Czechoslovakia, and her family immigrated to the United States in 1948. She followed in her father’s footsteps by also becoming a diplomat. Prior to being secretary of...
|2018_DC_NBF_Eizenstat_180901||17||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2018 -- Stuart E. Eizenstat w/David Rubenstein|
Stuart E. Eizenstat
Stuart E. Eizenstat is a diplomat and an attorney. His work as a lawyer focuses on resolving international trade problems and business disputes between the United States and other governments. Eizenstat was the U.S. ambassador to the European Union in 1993-1996 and deputy secretary...
|2019_08_31C8_NBF_Roberts||22||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2019 -- Andrew Roberts (w/David M. Rubenstein)|
Andrew Roberts discusses "Churchill: Walking with Destiny" (Viking) with David M. Rubenstein. (Partially reviewed)
|2019_08_31B3_NBF_Cap_Asia||13||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2019 -- Conversation: The Future of Western Capitalism and the Rise of Asia (Parag Khanna, Steven Pearlstein, David M. Rubenstein)|
Conversation: The Future of Western Capitalism and the Rise of Asia
Parag Khanna discusses "The Future Is Asian" (Simon & Schuster) and Steven Pearlstein discusses "Can American Capitalism Survive?: Why Greed Is Not Good, Opportunity Is Not Equal and Fairness Won’t Make Us Poor" (St. Martin’s) in a... (Partially reviewed)
|2019_08_31D3_NBF_DBrooks||20||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2019 -- David Brooks (w/David M. Rubenstein)|
David Brooks discusses "The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life" (Random House) with David M. Rubenstein. (Partially reviewed)
|2019_08_31C6_NBF_Brinkley||26||DC -- Natl Book Festival 2019 -- Douglas Brinkley (w/David M. Rubenstein)|
Douglas Brinkley discusses "American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race" (HarperCollins) with David M. Rubenstein. (Partially reviewed)
|2014_DC_WMon_ReopeningC_140512||124||DC -- Washington Monument Reopening Event -- Ceremony|
Washington Monument Reopening Ceremony to Feature Al Roker and American Idol Winner Candice Glover
Speakers in sequence:
* Musical Prelude: United States Navy Ceremonial Band
* Welcome: Robert A. Vogel, Superintendent, National Mall and Memorial Parks
* Master of Ceremonies: Al Roker, Co-anchor,...
|2014_DC_WMon_ReopeningE_140512||130||DC -- Washington Monument Reopening Event -- Except Ceremony|
Washington Monument Reopening Ceremony to Feature Al Roker and American Idol Winner Candice Glover
WASHINGTON – The National Park Service and the Trust for the National Mall today announced that Al Roker, the TODAY show’s weather anchor and author, will join Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell,...
|2019_04_28B_Burns||21||National Gallery of Art -- Ken Burns and the American Story w/David M. Rubenstein|
Ken Burns, filmmaker, in conversation with David M. Rubenstein, co-founder and co-CEO of The Carlyle Group, chairman of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, trustee of the National Gallery of Art, and chairman of the Smithsonian Institution This program is coordinated with the Foundation... (Partially reviewed)
|2012_DC_Magna_Carta_120216||131||Natl Archives -- Panel -- Magna Carta and the Constitution|
Magna Carta and the Constitution
To celebrate the return of Magna Carta to the National Archives, we present a discussion on its connection to the American Constitution including its place in the charters of the American colonies, its impact on the era of the Founding Fathers, and its legacy in the...
|2008_DC_NAMagna_080311||31||Natl Archives -- Panel -- Magna Carta Returns to the National Archives (w/David Rubenstein, A.E. Dick Howard)|
"Magna Carta Returns to the National Archives": The only Magna Carta permanently in the United States will once again be on display at the National Archives beginning with this evening’s program. In celebration of David Rubenstein’s generous loan, we present a special tribute program featuring A. E....
|2013_DC_Archives_ROR_PP_131211||57||Natl Archives -- Press Preview: Records of Rights|
A special press preview to launch “Records of Rights,” the new National Archives permanent exhibition in the David M. Rubenstein Gallery.
"Records of Rights" uses original documents, photographs, facsimiles, videos, and interactive exhibits to explore how Americans have worked to realize the ideals of...
|2016_DC_Rubenstein_160707||62||Newseum -- A Conversation with David M. Rubenstein|
To celebrate the opening of the Newseum's newest exhibit, you're invited to an evening of conversation about American freedom.
1776 — Breaking News! Independence
As the United States celebrates the 240th anniversary of its independence from Great Britain, the Newseum's newest exhibit showcases an...
|2015_DC_SIRG_Opening_151113||65||Renwick Gallery -- Event: Reopening Day -- Ribbon Cutting (WONDER)|
The 10am ribbon cutting ceremony was shorter than expected because of a Vice Presidential motorcade that was due at 10:15. Ribbon cutters:
* Elizabeth Broun, director of the Smithsonian American Art Museum
* David Skorton, Secretary of the Smithsonian
* David Rubenstein, co-founder of the Carlyle...
|2018_DC_Long_ConvoS2A_181207||204||Smithsonian -- Long Convo -- Session 2 (of 3) w/Rachel Goslins, David Rubenstein, Scott Bolton, Jessica O. Matthews, Roy Wood Jr., Mercedes Lopez-Morales, Bei Yang, Naomi Wadler, Alfre Woodard, Bruce Friedrich, Laura Esserman, Sasha Velour, and Malak Wazne @ Arts and Industries Bldg|
What do award-winning actor Alfre Woodard, NYT's David Brooks, drag queen Sasha Velour, NASA’s mission head to Jupiter, and one of the world’s leading cancer surgeons have in common? They all know something that makes them hopeful for the future. Come find out what at this one-of-a-kind...
|2015_DC_SI_Secretary_151019||214||Smithsonian Installation of David J. Skorton as 13th Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution @ Arts and Industries Bldg|
The Board of Regents cordially invites you to attend the Installation of David J. Skorton as the 13th Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. The ceremony will take place on Monday, October 19th at 3:00 p.m. in the Arts and Industries Building. Smithsonian staff, contractors, volunteers, fellows and...