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Robert Redford, Tina Turner and Tony Bennett to Get Kennedy Center Honors

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Sep 08, 2005 | 11:34am EDT

Actor Robert Redford and veteran singers Tina Turner and Tony Bennett are among those who will be honored for their contribution to American culture in December.

The annual Kennedy Center honors will also be given to actress Julie Harris and ballerina Suzanne Farrell at the ceremony, to be attended by President George W. Bush.

The Kennedy Center's Stephen A. Schwarzman says, "[Their] contributions to our culture have transformed our lives."

In 2004, legendary actor Warren Beatty and rocker Sir Elton John were both recipients of the award.

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