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From the Archives: Notable British Visitors to the White House Since World War II

A slideshow from the White House Historical Society looks back at some of the special meetings between U.S. Presidents and U.K. leaders over the past decades

This morning, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will welcome Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife, Samantha Cameron, to the White House with a formal arrival ceremony at 9 am ET (watch it here) and a State Dinner to follow this evening. Visits from U.K. leaders are always a special occasion, and an opportunity to highlight the special relationship between our countries and the depth of the friendship between the American people and the people of the United Kingdom. This particular visit is also a testament to the strong personal bond that has developed between the Obamas and the Camerons.

To mark the occasion, and to celebrate our long-standing partnership, the White House Historical Association has gone through their archives and put together a fascinating look back at some of the other special visits British leaders have made to the White House since the end of WW2.