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In Performance at the White House: Burt Bacharach and Hal David: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize
May 21, 2012  | By David Bianculli

PBS, 9:00 p.m. ET

 
President Barack Obama bestows America’s highest honor for popular song on the songwriting team of Burt Bacharach and Hal David, whose catalog includes such classics as “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head,” “What the World Needs Now is Love,”  “Walk on By” and “Alfie,” during the latest In Performance at the White House program. Sheryl Crow, Diana Krall, Lyle Lovett, Rumer, Michael Feinstein, Arturo Sandoval, Stevie Wonder, Sheléa, and, yes, Austin Powers star Mike Myers perform. Check local listings.
 
 
 
 
 
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