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June 09, 1987| Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press

Bob Hope and his wife Delores were honored over the weekend with "Hollywood's Citizens of the Century" awards presented at a USO canteen that symbolized the comedian's five decades of performing for American GI's around the world. The award was presented to the 84-year-old comedian by actor Jimmy Stewart, his longtime friend. About 1,000 World War II veterans packed the Bob Hope USO, a re-creation of the famous Hollywood canteen where thousands of servicemen were entertained during World War II. Delores Hope was attending their grandson's high school graduation.

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