The White House pulled out all the stops for Queen Elizabeth II, hosting a rare white-tie dinner this week for the queen and Prince Philip and 130 guests, including former Secretary of State Colin Powell and Kentucky Derby–winning jockey Calvin Borel. During a Rose Garden welcoming ceremony, President Bush thanked the queen for her “leadership during these times of danger and decision.” He earned a stern look from the queen, though, when he mistakenly referred to her visit for the U.S. Bicentennial “in 1776.” Last week the royal couple visited Jamestown, the original English settlement in the New World, and attended the Kentucky Derby.
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