Russian billionaire gives DC's Kennedy Center $5M

From left, Kennedy Center Honors producer George Stevens, Jr., Kennedy Center President Michael M Kiaser, Kennedy Center Honoree, Roger Daltrey, Barbara Streisand, Morgan Freeman, Pete Townshend, George Jones, Twyla Tharp, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, and Kennedy Center Chairman Stephen A. Schwarman pose for a group photo after the State Department Dinner for the Kennedy Center Honors gala Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008 at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf) (AP)

December 1, 2011 8:56:17 AM PST
Billionaire Russian investor Vladimir Potanin is making a $5 million gift to the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington to mark its 40th anniversary and support its programs.