State Dinner for Queen Elizabeth II

President and Mrs. Bush held a state dinner in honor of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Live coverage of… read more

President and Mrs. Bush held a state dinner in honor of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Live coverage of the arrival at the North Portico, entrance to the Grand Foyer and the official toasts by the queen and president was shown. Following official toasts Itzhak and the U.S. Army Chorus provided entertainment. Video was shown of past state visits by Queen Elizabeth during the Ford, Reagan and previous Bush administrations. Also shown was video of first lady Laura Bush talking about the dinner preparations in the State Dining Room that afternoon, as well as interviews with staff about preparations for the event. Studio guests talked about Washington social events and the importance of state dinners. close

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State Dinner for Queen Elizabeth II

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Program ID:
197970-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Statement
Location:
State Dining Room, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 7, 2007
Last Aired:
May 13, 2007

Airing Details

  • May 07, 2007 | 6:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 07, 2007 | 6:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 07, 2007 | 10:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 08, 2007 | 1:36am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 08, 2007 | 5:36am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 08, 2007 | 12:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 12, 2007 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 12, 2007 | 11:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 13, 2007 | 4:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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