Martin Gilbert and Henry Kissinger: Only 2 historians invited to the state dinner with the queen of England





Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, were the guests of honor Monday at a state dinner at the White House.

Following is a guest list, as provided by the office of the first lady.

President Bush and Laura Bush.

Vice President Dick Cheney and Lynne V. Cheney.

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip.


Cmdr. Heber Ackland, Royal Navy, equerry-in-waiting to the queen.

The Countess of Airlie, lady-in-waiting.

Leonore Annenberg, former United States chief of protocol, and Representative David Dreier, Republican of California.

Anne Armstrong, former American ambassador to Britain, and her son James L. Armstrong.

Lee M. Bass, of Lee M. Bass Inc., and Ramona Bass.

Sid R. Bass, president, Sid R. Bass Inc., and Mercedes Bass.

Margaret Beckett, secretary of state for foreign and commonwealth affairs, Britain, and Leo Beckett.

Representative John A. Boehner, Republican of Ohio, and Deborah Boehner.

Joshua B. Bolten, White House chief of staff, and his mother, Analouise C. Bolten.

Calvin Borel, winning jockey of the 2007 Kentucky Derby, and Lisa Funk.

Katherine E. Boyd, of Katherine E. Boyd Interior Design, and her sister-in-law Eva Elkins.

Barbara Bush and Jay Blount.

Jeb Bush, former governor of Florida, and Columba Bush.

Elizabeth L. Cheney and Philip J. Perry, partner, Latham & Watkins.

James Click, president, Jim Click Ford, Inc., and his daughter Carrie Click.

John Danilovich, chief executive, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, and Irene Danilovich.

Rohan De Silva, pianist.

Marta Domingo, wife of Placido Domingo.

Donald L. Evans, chief executive, Financial Services Forum, and Susan Evans.

William S. Farish, former American ambassador to Britain, and Sarah Farish.

Fred F. Fielding, White House counsel, and Maria Fielding.

Brad Freeman, general partner, Freeman Spogli & Company.

Robert M. Gates, secretary of defense, and Becky Gates.

Christopher Geidt, deputy private secretary to the queen.

Sir Martin Gilbert, author, and Lady Esther Gilbert.

David Gregory, of NBC, and Beth Wilkinson.

Stephen J. Hadley, national security adviser, and his mother, Mrs. Robert Hadley.

Elisabeth Hasselbeck, host of “The View,” and Timothy Hasselbeck.

Peter Hayes, principal private secretary to the secretary of state.

Steven Holland, White House correspondent, Reuters, and Lucie Holland.

Ray L. Hunt, chief executive, Hunt Consolidated Inc., and his son Hunter L. Hunt.

Brig. Sir Miles Hunt-Davis, private secretary to Prince Philip.

Sir Robin Janvrin, private secretary to the queen.

Mike Johanns, secretary of agriculture, and Stephanie Johanns.

Clay Johnson III, Office of Management and Budget, and Anne S. Johnson.

Dirk Kempthorne, secretary of the interior, and Patricia Kempthorne.

Richard D. Kinder, chief executive, Kinder Morgan Inc., and Nancy Kinder, president, Kinder Foundation.

Henry A. Kissinger and Nancy Kissinger.

Herbert V. Kohler Jr., president, the Kohler Company, and Natalie B. Kohler.

Senator Trent Lott, Republican of Mississippi, and Tricia Lott.

Sir David Manning, British ambassador to the United States, and Lady Catherine M. Manning.

Peyton Manning, quarterback, Indianapolis Colts, and Ashley Manning.

John Marion, honorary chairman, Sotheby’s North America, and Anne Marion.

Senator Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky, and Elaine L. Chao, secretary of labor.

Charles B. Moncrief and Kit Moncrief.

Jim Nantz, CBS sportscaster, and Ann-Lorraine Nantz.

Joseph J. O’Donnell, chief executive, Boston Culinary Group, and Katherine O’Donnell.

Gen. Peter Pace, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Lynne Pace.

Arnold Palmer, professional golfer, and Kathleen Palmer.

Henry M. Paulson Jr., secretary of the Treasury, and Wendy Paulson.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Democrat of California, and Paul Pelosi.

A. Jerrold Perenchio, chief executive, Chartwell Partners, and Margie Perenchio.

Itzhak Perlman, violinist, and Toby Lynn Perlman.

Boone Pickens, BP Capital, and Madeleine Pickens.

Colin L. Powell, former secretary of state, and Alma Powell.

Earl A. Powell III, director, National Gallery of Art, and Nancy Powell.

Nancy Reagan.

Condoleezza Rice, secretary of state, and Gene A. Washington.

John G. Roberts Jr., chief justice of the United States, and Jane Sullivan Roberts.

Robin Roberts, ABC.

Penny Russell-Smith, press secretary to the queen.

Michael Sacco, president, Seafarers International Union, and Sophie Sacco.

Gerry Shaheen, group president of Caterpillar, and Pam Shaheen.

George P. Shultz and Charlotte Shultz.

Harold C. Simmons, chairman, Valhi Inc., and Annette Simmons.

Tony Snow, White House press secretary, and Jill Ellen Snow.

Margaret Spellings, secretary of education, and Robert Spellings.

Surgeon Capt. David Swain, medical officer to the queen.

Robert Tuttle, American ambassador to Britain, and Maria Tuttle.

Mark Vincent, brother to Mrs. Cheney, and Linda Vincent.

Richard Wolffe, Newsweek, and Paula Cuello.



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