Obama Talks the Importance of Theatre at Kennedy Center Honors (Video)

PlayBlog   Obama Talks the Importance of Theatre at Kennedy Center Honors (Video) President Obama spoke about the continuing relevance of theatre and the arts at the Kennedy Center Honors Dec. 5.

Recalling a Supreme Court case in which theatre ticket prices could not be regulated because the art form was deemed "superfluous," the President emphasized the continuing need for the arts in our country, as reflected by honorees Merle Haggard, Tony Award winners Jerry Herman and Bill T. Jones, Paul McCartney and Oprah Winfrey.

To watch this section of Obama's speech, look below:

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