Photo Coverage: Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice Gala

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The Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights Bridge Dedication Gala was held at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers in New York City on November 19, 2008. It was a celebration of the Life and Legacy of Robert F. Kennedy for the 40th Anniversary of the RFK Center.

Special Guests in attendance were Governor David A. Paterson, and Governor Jon S. Corzine, with Christiane Amanpour as the Master Of Ceremonies.

Performances by Andrea Bocelli, and Jennifer Hudson and the presentation Of The RFK Ripple Of Hope Award To Afsaneh Beschloss and Clive Davis

Presentation Of The Robert F. Kennedy Award For Moral Courage To Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

Readings From The Play "Speak Truth To Power: Voices From Beyond The Dark" By Ariel Dorfman
With Alec Baldwin, Harry Belafonte, Sam Waterston, and Debra Winger.

Photos by Walter McBride/Retna Ltd.

Photo Coverage: Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice Gala
Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker

Photo Coverage: Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice Gala
Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker

Photo Coverage: Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice Gala
Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker

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Fran Drescher

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Sarah Jessica Parker

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Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker

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Fran Drescher

Photo Coverage: Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice Gala
Fran Drescher

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Fran Drescher

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Sarah Jessica Parker

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Sarah Jessica Parker

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Glenn Close

Photo Coverage: Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice Gala
Glenn Close

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Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker

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Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker

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Alec Baldwin

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Martha Stewart

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Alec Baldwin

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Martha Stewart

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Alec Baldwin

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Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker

Photo Coverage: Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice Gala
Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker

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Glenn Close

Photo Coverage: Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice Gala
Glenn Close

Photo Coverage: Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice Gala
Glenn Close

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Sarah Jessica Parker

Photo Coverage: Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice Gala
Sarah Jessica Parker

Photo Coverage: Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice Gala
Sarah Jessica Parker

Photo Coverage: Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice Gala
Sarah Jessica Parker

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Nancy Pelosi and Paul Pelosi

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Jane Kennedy Smith

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Gloria Reuben

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Joseph Kennedy, Matt Kennedy, Ethel Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

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Nancy Pelosi and Paul Pelosi

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Gloria Reuben

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Andrea Bocelli

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Martha Stewart

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Gloria Reuben

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Harry Belafonte

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Frank McCormick

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Christiane Amanpour

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Alec Baldwin

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Nancy Pelosi

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Martha Stewart

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Ethel Kennedy

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Andrea Bocelli

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Harry Belafonte

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Sam Waterston

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Christiane Amanpour

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Martha Stewart

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Gloria Reuben

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Harry Belafonte

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Christiane Amanpour

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Sam Waterston

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Glenn Close and Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

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Martha Stewart

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Sam Waterston

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Joseph Kennedy, Matt Kennedy, Ethel Kennedy, and Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

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Clive Davis

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Lorraine Bracco

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Dr. Earl G. Graves and Barbara Graves

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Rory Kennedy and Harry Belafonte

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Clive Davis

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Lorraine Bracco

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Desmond Tutu

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Lorraine Bracco

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Rory Kennedy

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Desmond Tutu

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Matt Dillon

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Clive Davis

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Matt Dillon

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Matt Dillon

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Glenn Close

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Lorraine Bracco

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Matt Dillon

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Matt Dillon

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.