America’s Hope Award: All Star Tribute to Oprah Winfrey (ABC)

The America's Hope Award was presented to an outstanding individual who inspired hope in the American people through his or her words, actions, and deeds. Each recipient selected their favorite charity to be the beneficiary of the evening.

Bob Hope, as the first America's Hope Award recipient, chose the USO and The Bob Hope Cultural Center. Elizabeth Taylor selected AIDS Research as her charity, and Oprah Winfrey chose A Better Chance Literacy Charity.

Some of the celebrities who participated or performed in one or more of the three America's Hope Awards: