State dinner for Hu Jintao
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State dinner for Hu Jintao
President Obama offers a toast as he and First Lady Michelle Obama hosts a state dinner for Chinese President Hu Jintao at the White House.

Story: Obamas host ‘quintessentially American’ dinner for Hu Jintao (Carolyn Kaster / Associated Press)
State dinner for Hu Jintao
Obama speaks in the State Dinning Room.

Story: Obamas host ‘quintessentially American’ dinner for Hu Jintao (Mandel Ngan / AFP/Getty Images)
State dinner for Hu Jintao
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma arrives with wife Jill Hornor.

Story: Obamas host ‘quintessentially American’ dinner for Hu Jintao (Brendan Smialowski / Getty Images)
State dinner for Hu Jintao
The three enter the White House.

Story: Obamas host ‘quintessentially American’ dinner for Hu Jintao (Charles Dharapak / Associated Press)
State dinner for Hu Jintao
Action star Jackie Chan.

Story: Obamas host ‘quintessentially American’ dinner for Hu Jintao (Tim Sloan / AFP/Getty Images)
State dinner for Hu Jintao
Education Secretary Arne Duncan and wife Karen.

Story: Obamas host ‘quintessentially American’ dinner for Hu Jintao (Brendan Smialowski / Getty Images)
State dinner for Hu Jintao
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, center, and wife Mary Pat Christie.

Story: Obamas host ‘quintessentially American’ dinner for Hu Jintao (Brendan Smialowski / Getty Images)
State dinner for Hu Jintao
Table settings in the Red Room.

Story: Obamas host ‘quintessentially American’ dinner for Hu Jintao (Michael Reynolds / European Pressphoto Agency)
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