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For Immediate Release
Office of the First Lady
October 13, 2008

Guest List for the Official Dinner in Honor of His Excellency Silvio Berlusconi, Prime Minister of the Italian Republic


Mr. Alfred A. Affinito, Order Sons of Italy in America, President
            Ms. Mary Theresa Affinito, Daughter of Mr. Alfred A. Affinito                                     

The Honorable Samuel A. Alito, Jr., Associate Justice, United States Supreme Court
            Mrs. Martha-Ann Alito, Spouse of The Honorable Samuel A. Alito, Jr.                        

Mr. Mario Andretti, Professional Race Car Driver
            Mrs. Dee Ann Andretti, Spouse of Mr. Mario Andretti                         

The Honorable Judy Ansley, Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Regional Affairs, National Security Council
            Mr. Stephen Ansley, Spouse of The Honorable Judy Ansley                             

Mr. Bruno Archi, Diplomatic Adviser, Italian Republic

Mr. Lawrence Auriana, Chairman, Columbus Citizens Foundation
            Mrs. Irene Auriana, Spouse of Mr. Lawrence Auriana                          

The Honorable John Barrasso, United States Senator  
            Mrs. Bobbi Barrasso, Spouse of The Honorable John Barrasso                                    

Ms. Lidia Bastianich, Restaurateur and Hostess of Lidia's Italy
            Mr. Mario Piccozzi, Guest of Ms. Lidia Bastianich                               

His Excellency Silvio Berlusconi, Prime Minister of the Italian Republic

The Honorable Joshua Bolten, Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff
            Ms. Dede McClure, Guest of The Honorable Joshua Bolten                             

The Honorable Paolo Bonaiuti, Under Secretary of State, Italian Republic

The Honorable Nancy G. Brinker, Chief of Protocol, Department of State
            Mr. Gilchrist Berg, President and Founder, Water Street Capital Inc. and Guest of The Honorable Nancy G. Brinker                        

Mr. Elliott Broidy, Chairman and CEO, Broidy Capital Management Financial
            Mrs. Robin Broidy, Spouse of Mr. Elliott Broidy                                  

The Honorable David Cappiello, State Senator, Connecticut State Senate
            Mrs. Christine Cappiello, Spouse of The Honorable David Cappiello                            

Mr. Sebastiano Cardi, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of the Italian Republic
            Mrs. Karoline Seitz Cardi, Spouse of Mr. Sebastiano Cardi                             

His Excellency Giovanni Castellaneta, Ambassador of the Italian Republic to the United States
            Mrs. Lila Castellaneta, Spouse of His Excellency Giovanni Castellaneta                        

The Honorable Paul Cellucci, Special Counsel, McCarter & English, LLP
            Mrs. Jan Cellucci, Spouse of The Honorable Paul Cellucci                               

Mr. Vincent Cerrato, Executive Vice President, Football Operations, The Washington Redskins
            Dr. Rebecca Cerrato, Spouse of Mr. Vincent Cerrato                          

Dr. Adele Chatfield-Taylor, President, American Academy in Rome

Ms. Elizabeth L. Cheney, Daughter of The Honorable Richard Cheney

Ms. Mary Cheney, Daughter of The Honorable Richard Cheney
            Ms. Heather Poe, Guest of Ms. Mary Cheney                          

The Honorable Richard Cheney, Vice President of the United States
            The Honorable Lynne V. Cheney, Spouse of The Honorable Richard Cheney               

The Honorable Michael Chertoff, Secretary of Homeland Security, Department of Homeland Security
            Mrs. Meryl Chertoff, Spouse of The Honorable Michael Chertoff                                 

The Honorable Maria Cino, President and CEO, Republican National Convention
            Mr. Kevin Caulfield, Guest of The Honorable Maria Cino                                

Mr. Jerry Colangelo, CEO, Phoenix Suns
            Mrs. Joan Colangelo, Spouse of Mr. Jerry Colangelo                           

The Honorable Bruce M. Cole, Chairman, National Endowment for the Humanities
            Ms. Martha McGeary Snider, Guest of The Honorable Bruce M. Cole                         

Dr. John J. DeGioia, President, Georgetown University
            Mrs. Theresa DeGioia, Spouse of Dr. John J. DeGioia                         

Mr. Joe Del Raso, Partner, Pepper Hamilton
            Mrs. Anne Del Raso, Spouse of Mr. Joe Del Raso                               

The Honorable Mike Enzi, United States Senator  
            Mrs. Diana Enzi, Spouse of The Honorable Mike Enzi                          

Mr. Umberto Fedeli, President and CEO, The Fedeli Group
            Mrs. Mary Ellen Fedeli, Spouse of Mr. Umberto Fedeli                                   

Mr. Luca Ferrari, Minister Counselor for Public Affairs, Embassy of the Italian Republic
            Mrs. Mariachiara Pastore Ferrari, Spouse of Mr. Luca Ferrari                         

Mr. Eugenio Ficorilli, Chief of Protocol, Italian Republic

The Honorable Tony Fratto, Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Press Secretary, Office of the Press Secretary
            Mrs. Judith Fratto, Spouse of The Honorable Mr. Tony Fratto                         

The Honorable Daniel Fried, Assistant Secretary for European Affairs, Department of State

Ms. Micol Galliani, Italian Republic

The Honorable Anthony E. Gioia, Chairman, Cello-Pack Corporation
            Mrs. Donna Gioia, Spouse of The Honorable Anthony E. Gioia                        

The Honorable Dana Gioia, Chairperson, National Endowment for the Arts
            Mrs. Mary Gioia, Spouse of The Honorable Dana Gioia                                   

The Honorable Rudolph W. Giuliani, Chairman and CEO, Giuliani Partners
            Mrs. Judith Giuliani, Spouse of The Honorable Rudolph W. Giuliani                              

Mr. Pier Francesco Guarguaglini, President and CEO, Finmeccanica

The Honorable Stephen J. Hadley, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, National Security Council
            Mrs. Ann Hadley, Spouse of The Honorable Stephen J. Hadley                                   

Mr. Kenneth G. Langone, President and CEO, Invemed Associates, LLC
            Mrs. Elaine Langone, Spouse of Mr. Kenneth G. Langone                               

The Honorable Frederic V. Malek, Chairman, Thayer Capital Partners
            Mrs. Marlene Malek, Spouse of Mr. Frederic V. Malek                                  

Mr. Corrado Manuali, Partner, Kranjac Manuali and Viskovic, LLP

Mr. Joseph Maselli, Founder and President Emeritus, American Italian Federation of Louisiana
            Mr. Frank Maselli, Son of Mr. Joseph Maselli                          

The Honorable Anita Bevacqua McBride, Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff to the First Lady, Office of Mrs. Bush
            The Honorable Timothy J. McBride, Spouse of The Honorable Anita Bevacqua McBride         

The Honorable Susan Molinari, President and CEO, The Washington Group
            The Honorable Bill Paxon, Senior Advisor, Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer and Feld, LLP  and Spouse of The Honorable Susan Molinari                                

The Honorable Michael Mukasey, Attorney General, Department of Justice
            Mrs. Susan Mukasey, Spouse of The Honorable Michael Mukasey                              

Admiral Michael G. Mullen, USN, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
            Mrs. Deborah Mullen, Spouse of Admiral Michael G. Mullen                           

The Honorable Robert James Nicholson, Senior Counsel, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck
            Mrs. Suzanne Nicholson, Spouse of The Honorable Robert James Nicholson               

Mr. Francesco Nuschese, President, Georgetown Entertainment Group
            Mr. Joseph Robert, Jr., Guest of Mr. Francesco Nuschese                               

General Peter Pace, USMC, Retired
            Mrs. Lynne Pace, Spouse of General Peter Pace                                  

Mrs. Wendy Paulson, Spouse of The Honorable Henry M. Paulson, Secretary of the Treasury

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House, United States House of Representatives
            Mr. Paul Pelosi, Spouse of The Honorable Nancy Pelosi                                  

The Honorable Dana Perino, Assistant to the President and Press Secretary, Office of the Press Secretary
            Mr. Leo Perino, Father of The Honorable Dana Perino                                    

Dr. Giovanni Perissinotto, CEO, Generali Insurance
            Ms. Alessandra Brizzi, Spouse of Mr. Giovanni Perissinotto                             

Professor Francesco Profumo, Rector, Politecnico de Torino
            Mrs. Anna Maria Profumo, Spouse of Professor Francesco Profumo                           

The Honorable Anne-Imelda Radice, Director, Institute of Museum and Library Services
            Ms. Katherine Fernstrom, Guest of The Honorable Anne-Imelda Radice                                  

Mr. George Randazzo, Founder and President, National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame
            Mrs. Linda Randazzo, Spouse of Mr. George Randazzo                                   

Mrs. Mary Lou Retton-Kelley, Olympic Gymnast
            Mr. Shannon Kelley, Spouse of Mrs. Mary Lou Retton-Kelley                         

The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State, Department of State
            Mr. Gene A. Washington, Director of Football Operations, National Football League and Guest of The Honorable Condoleezza Rice                                

Mr. Anthony Rizzo, President, Rizzo Electric
            Mrs. Joan Rizzo, Spouse of Mr. Anthony Rizzo                                    

Mr. Larry Ruvo, Senior Managing Director, Southern Wine & Sprits of Nevada
            Ms. Nicole Ruvo, Daughter of Mr. Larry Ruvo                                    

Ms. Alicia Sacramone, Olympic Gymnast
            Mr. Jonathan Sacramone, Brother of Ms. Alicia Sacramone                             

Mr. John Salamone, National Executive Director & Chief Administrative Officer, National Italian American Foundation
            Mrs. Alice Kathleen Salamone, Spouse of Mr. John Salamone                         

His Excellency Archbishop Pietro Sambi, Papal Nuncio to the United States

The Honorable Antonin Scalia, Associate Justice, United States Supreme Court
            Mrs. Maureen Scalia, Spouse of The Honorable Antonin Scalia                        

The Honorable Susan Schwab, United States Trade Representative
            Ms. Teresa Marshall, Sister of The Honorable Susan Schwab                          

The Honorable Peter Secchia, Chairman Emeritus, Universal Forest Products, Inc.
            Mrs. Joan Secchia, Spouse of The Honorable Peter Secchia                            

The Honorable Mel Sembler, Chairman, The Sembler Company
            Mrs. Betty Sembler, Spouse of The Honorable Mel Sembler                            

The Honorable Ronald P. Spogli, United States Ambassador to the Italian Republic
            Mrs. Georgia Spogli, Spouse of The Honorable Ronald P. Spogli                                 

The Honorable Valentino Valentini, Chief of the Office of the Prime Minister, Italian Republic

Mr. Frankie Valli, Musician
            Mr. Francesco Valli, Son of Mr. Frankie Valli                                      

Mr. Vincent Viola, Senior Strategic Advisor, New York Mercantile Exchange, Inc.
            Mrs. Teresa Viola, Spouse of Mr. Vincent Viola                                  

Mr. Gianni Zonin, President, Zonin Winery
            Mrs. Silvana Zonin, Spouse of Mr. Gianni Zonin                                   

Brigadier General Mirco Zuliani, Defense Attache, Embassy of the Italian Republic
            Mrs. Carla Paris Zuliani, Spouse of Brigadier General Mirco Zuliani                              

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