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Streaming at 2 p.m.: The History and Protocol of State Visits

Summary: 
The First Lady hosts young women from the White House Leadership and Mentoring Program to discuss the history and protocol that surround State and Official Visits.

As the White House prepares for tonight's State Dinner in honor of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Mrs. Gursharan Kaur of India (see the Press Preview pdf), First Lady Michelle Obama hosts young women from the White House Leadership and Mentoring Program to discuss the history and protocol that surround State and Official Visits. The First Lady discusses how protocol and hospitality can help foster good relations and build strong friendships.

Joining the First Lady are White House Curator William Allman and Tanya Turner, Protocol Officer for the Visits Division at the U.S. Department of State.

[UPDATE: This event has now concluded]