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Expected guests at state dinner for Hu Jintao

January 20, 2011

Some of the guests expected at the White House state dinner for Chinese President Hu Jintao:

Madeleine Albright, former secretary of State

Christiane Amanpour, ABC News interviewer

Steve Ballmer, Microsoft chief executive

Bette Bao Lord, New York writer

Rep. Howard L. Berman (D-Valley Village)

Lloyd Blankfein, Goldman Sachs CEO

Justice Stephen G. Breyer, U.S. Supreme Court

Greg Brown, Motorola co-CEO

Zbigniew Brzezinski, former national security advisor

Former President Carter and Rosalynn Carter

Jackie Chan, actor

John A. Chen, chairman of the Chinese American group Committee of 100 and CEO of Sybase

Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey

Rep. Judy Chu (D-Monterey Park)

Former President Clinton

Rep. James E. Clyburn (D-S.C.)

Mayor Richard M. Daley, Chicago

Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan Chase CEO

James Fallows, national correspondent for the Atlantic

Thomas Friedman, New York Times columnist

Gov. Chris Gregoire of Washington

Herbie Hancock, musician

Rep. Steny H. Hoyer (D-Md.)

Robert Iger, Walt Disney CEO

David Ignatius, Washington Post columnist

Jeffrey Immelt, General Electric CEO

Muhtar Kent, Coca-Cola CEO

Sen. John F. Kerry (D-Mass.)

Robert King, United Auto Workers president

Henry Kissinger, former secretary of State

Nicholas Kristof, New York Times columnist

Ellen Kullman, DuPont CEO

Michelle Kwan, figure skater

Maya Lin, architect

Andrew Liveris, Dow Chemical CEO

Sen. Richard G. Lugar (R-Ind.)

Yo-Yo Ma, cellist

James McNerney, Boeing CEO

Adm. Michael G. Mullen

Wendi Deng Murdoch, media executive

Paul Otellini, Intel CEO

Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-S.F.)

Thomas Pritzker, Pritzker Organization CEO

Jean Quan, mayor of Oakland

Edwin M. Lee, mayor of San Francisco

Azita Raji, JP Morgan Securities

Kenneth Roth, Human Rights Watch executive director

David Rubenstein, Carlyle Group co-founder

Brent Scowcroft, former national security advisor

George P. Shultz, former secretary of State

Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, philanthropist

Phil Gordon, mayor of Phoenix

Barbra Streisand and James Brolin, actors

Dr. Stanley Toy Jr., Pasadena

Luis Ubinas, Ford Foundation president

Vera Wang, fashion designer

Steve Westly, venture capitalist

Anna Wintour, Vogue editor

Patricia A. Woertz, Archer Daniels Midland CEO

Charles Woo, Megatoys CEO

Rep. David Wu (D-Ore.)

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