Winfrey, McCartney in DC for Kennedy Center Honors

Recipients of the 2010 Kennedy Center Honors, from left, Bill T. Jones, Jerry Herman, Merle Haggard, Oprah Winfrey and Paul McCartney, attend the 2010 Kennedy Center Honors Gala at the Kennedy Center in Washington, Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

December 5, 2010 6:52:03 PM PST
When The Beatles were storming America, Oprah Winfrey had the band's poster on her bedroom wall, Merle Haggard was free from prison, Jerry Herman was making Broadway sing and Bill T. Jones was not yet a dancer but growing up in a migrant labor camp.