Video Replay: President Obama’s Final Time At Kennedy Honors Reception

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Obama at 2016 Kennedy Centers Honors reception

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Obama at 2016 Kennedy Centers Honors reception

President Barack Obama honors The Eagles (Joe Walsh, Timothy B. Schmidt and Don Henley) Actor Al Pacino, Singer James Taylor, Singer Mavis Staples and Pianist Martha Argerich at a reception before the Kennedy Honors show.

Obama cautioned Joe Walsh of the Eagles not to trash the White House like he once did a hotel room. “We want to get our security deposit back.”

This is the final Kennedy Honors that Obama will preside over while president.

Below is his speech at last year’s reception.

Obama Honors George Lucas, Carol King, Cicely Tyson, Rita Moreno And Seiji Ozawa.

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