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New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Photo by Kyle Samperton

Pomp and Circumstance at the Obamas’ first State Dinner for the Indian Prime Minister Singh

Brian and Meredith Williams  Photo by Kyle Samperton

Brian and Meredith Williams Photo by Kyle Samperton

By John Arundel

There was an element of suspense and breathless anticipation to the Obamas first State Dinner Tuesday. Staff and Secret Service shuttled around in tuxedos and floor-length ball gowns, as a fireplace crackled in the Green Room and the Marine Corps Orchestra filled the Grand Foyer with New Orleans jazz tunes.

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Barbara Graves

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