The Arts and Cultural Heritage Preservation
The Creative Coalition hosted a salute to cultural preservation and presented the Creative Coalition Spotlight Award to James H.… read more
The Creative Coalition hosted a salute to cultural preservation and presented the Creative Coalition Spotlight Award to James H. Billington, the 13th librarian of Congress, in recognition of his efforts to preserve the nation’s creative heritage.
The event included several audio and visual presentations of significant cultural and historical moments in American entertainment.
Participating in the evening’s tribute to the preservation of our nation’s cultural heritage were actors and co-presidents of The Creative Coalition Tim Daly and Dana Delany; actors Adrian Grenier, CCH Pounder, Cheryl Hines, Omar Epps, Marlon Wayans, Steven Weber, Wendie Malick, Richard Schiff, and Patricia Arquette, directors Barry Levinson and Spike Lee, and news anchor Morley Safer, among other performers. The event was written and produced by Tom Fontana and chaired by Gianna and Chazz Palminteri. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Bronk, Robin Executive Director Creative Coalition
- Daly, Tim Co-President Creative Coalition
- Delany, Dana Co-President Creative Coalition
- Frankfurt, Michael Chairman Creative Coalition
- Lee, Spike Filmmaker
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