Thursday, February 24, 2011

Obama Dances While Middle East Burns

The White House will celebrate Black History Month with a Feb. 24concert celebrating Detroit's best-known musical import. Obama and Lady Michelle will host "The Motown Sound: In Performance at the White House," a tribute to the record company Berry Gordy Jr. founded here at the dawn of the 1960s.

The concert will be filmed for broadcast at 8 p.m. March 1 on PBS stations.