NEW YORK—Eagles band member Joe Walsh and his wife, Marjorie Walsh, have been honored by the nonprofit Facing Addiction with NCADD for their support of the recovery movement. The soon to be 70-year-old Walsh performed Monday night at a gala fundraiser with Vince Gill. Walsh has been sober for 25 years. He told his story of alcohol and drug dependence, as did his wife when she introduced him to the crowd.
PHILADELPHIA—Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns is being honored in Philadelphia with an award from the Museum of the American Revolution.
The museum announced Thursday that Burns will receive the Gerry Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award. The museum says the award honors Burns' "lifetime of work advancing understanding of our national history and revolutionary spirit."
The medal and $25,000 prize will be presented at a private event at the museum April 11.