Dolly receives prestigious Woodrow Wilson Award
Dolly was honored with the 2007 Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service, awarded throughout the year to individuals or businesses that show an outstanding commitment to integrating politics, scholarship, and policy for the public good. Along with performer Wayne Newton and composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, Dolly is one of the few entertainers to receive the prestigious award for her charitable efforts.
The award is presented by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars of the Smithsonian Institution during ceremonial dinners in different cities. Dolly received her award at War Memorial Auditorium in Nashville, TN, on Nov. 8, 2007.