Kwasniewski-Bush State Dinner - Photographs

July 17,2002


THE WHITE HOUSE - STATE ARRIVAL CEREMONY



President G.W.Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush; his Excellency Aleksander Kwasniewski - President of the Republic of Poland and Mrx. Jolanta Kwasniewska



The playing of the Polish and American national anthems.
President Bush has his hand over his heart and everyone is at attention.
Executive Office Building is in the background.



US Marine Band in formation

National flags honor guard


Executive Office Building: Next to and incorported into the security perimeter of the White House. This is where the visiting dignitaries stay in secure, luxurious surroundings, including Pres. Kwasniewski

US Revolutionary War troops in musical review



Presidents/First Ladies on balcony of White House bidding farewell to the audience
after the conclusion of the welcoming ceremonies


This was just the second state dinner of George Bush Jr. 18-month administration; the first was in honor of Mexican President Vicente Fox.
Read more about Polish-American relations.

Text and photographs done Richard P. Poremski, contact the author by e-mail



I recommend also the guidebook below
The Rough Guide to Poland
by Mark Salter, Jonathan Bousfield

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