A jazzy all-American state dinner for Chinese prez

From left, Coca Cola Company CEO Muhtar Kent, first lady Michelle Obama and China's President Hu Jintao toast during a State Dinner in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

January 20, 2011 7:38:53 AM PST
Michelle and Barack Obama welcomed a mix of Hollywood A-listers, big business types and prominent Chinese-Americans to the White House as they threw a "quintessentially American" state dinner Wednesday for the president of China, complete with apple pie and ice cream, and jazz music for the entertainment.