U.S. President Obama watches 2012 Kennedy Center honoree Letterman kissing the hand of Makarova during a ceremony in Washington

 
U.S. President Obama watches 2012 Kennedy Center honoree Letterman kissing the hand of Makarova during a ceremony in Washington
U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd R) watches as 2012 Kennedy Center honoree, TV host David Letterman (2nd L) kisses the hand of fellow honoree, ballerina Natalia Makarova during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, December 2, 2012. At right is another of the seven honorees, actor Dustin Hoffman. REUTERS/Jason Reed