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CSPAN
Dec 25, 2015 10:40am EST
>> george lucas. [applause] >> rita morena [applause] >> seiji ozawa. [applause] >> cicely tyson. [applause] [laughter] [applause] ♪ >> ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states and mrs. michelle obama. ♪ [applause] president obama: thank you. please, everybody have a seat. have a seat. welcome to the white house. this is a good-looking group. president kennedy once said, there is a connection. it is hard to explain logically, but easy to feel, between achievement in public life and progress in the arts. i believe you was right. our achievements as a country and coulter go hand-in-hand. the oldest of the 2015 kennedy center honorees was born over 90 years ago. you will not be able to tell, but when we look back at the last century, at all the challenges we faced, what we see as a time of extraordinary progress. one world war and another. we endured one depression and prevented another. newlittle we created medicine, technology, and change the world for the better. we welcomed new generations of immigrants that made the country stronger. we worked together and m
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2015 8:40pm EST
. president obama hosted honorees at the white house. king,roup included carole george lucas, sicily tyson, and ozawa.or seiji >> ladies and gentlemen, the 2015 kennedy center honorees. carole king. [applause] >> george lucas. [applause] rita maorena. [applause] seiji ozawa. [applause] cicely tyson. >[applause] [laughter] [applause] ♪ >> ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states and mrs. michelle obama. ♪ [applause] president obama: thank you. please, everybody have a seat. welcome to the white house. this is a good-looking group. wants -- onceedy said, there is a connection. it is hard to ask why but easy to feel, between achievement and public life and progress in the arts. i believe he is our achievements as a country and a culture go hand in hand. the oldest of the 2015 kennedy center honorees was born over 90 years ago. he will not be able to tell. but when we look back at the last century, at all the challenges we faced, what we have seen at the time of extraordinary prowess, one world war and another. we entered one depression and prevented another. through it all
CSPAN
Dec 26, 2015 6:35am EST
. carole king. [applause] george lucas. [applause] rita morena. [applause] seiji ozawa. [applause] cicely tyson. [applause] [applause] ♪ >> ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states and mrs. michelle obama. ♪ [applause] president obama: thank you so much. please, everybody, have a seat, have a seat. have a seat and welcome to the white house. this is a good-looking group. [laughter] president obama: president kennedy once said, "there is a connection, hard to explain logically but easy to feel, between achievement in public life and progress in the arts." i believe he was right. our achievements as a country and as a culture go hand-in-hand. the oldest of the 2015 kennedy center honorees was born over 90 years ago -- you won't be able to tell. [laughter] president obama: but when we look back on the last century, for all the challenges we faced, what we see is a time of extraordinary progress. we won one world war, and then another. we endured one depression, and prevented another. and through it all, we created new medicines and technologies that changed the wo
CSPAN
Dec 26, 2015 11:05am EST
. [applause] president obama: george lucas recently shared one of his regrets. he told a reporter, "i never got the experience that everyone else got to have. i never got to see 'star wars.'" [laughter] president obama: well, george, let me tell you - you missed out. it was really good. [laughter] president obama: that movie was awesome. [laughter] president obama: as one wise jedi master might put it, changed nearly everything, george lucas has. [laughter] president obama: george was at the vanguard of the new hollywood, blending genres and combining timeless themes with cutting-edge technology. without him, movies would not look as good or sound as good as they do today. spaceships might still fly around the screen with little strings attached to them. [laughter] the effects were only part, though, of what makes george special. he created a mythology so compelling that in a 2001 census, the fourth-largest religion in the united kingdom was "jedi." [laughter and applause] president obama: think about how many children have been raised, at least in part, by george lucas. [laughter] pr
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