Burt Bacharach speaks after accepting the 2012 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song from President Barack Obama, in the East Room of the White House, May 9, 2012. Bacharach and Eunice David, accepting on behalf of her husband Hal David, were presented the award during the "In Performance at the White House" series concert honoring the songwriting pair.
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