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Several charities will benefit from an all-star benefit gala that Bob Hope will headline June 20 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington. Joe Gibbs Charities, headed by Washington Redskins Coach Joe Gibbs, is the organizer of the event which will benefit, among other groups, Hope for a Drug-Free America and Youth for Tomorrow, a home for troubled and homeless boys, founded and chaired by Gibbs. Scheduled to appear with Hope are Cliff Robertson, Steve Lawrence and Edie Gorme, Crystal Gale, Burt Reynolds, Neil Sedaka, Pia Zadora, Brooke Shields, Rich Little, Sandi Patti, Bernadette Peters and Jon Schneider.


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