Chicago bluesman Buddy Guy is among seven people who will receive the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors, according to an announcement today. The legendary musician is joined by actor Dustin Hoffman, comedian David Letterman, the rock band Led Zeppelin and ballerina Natalia Makarova. The nation's highest honor for those who have influenced American culture through the arts comes with a nod from President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. The honorees will be saluted by fellow performers Dec. 2 in the nation's capital.
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