The East and West Coasts were heavily represented on the guest list for Friday’s state dinner in honor of Chinese President Xi Jinping with Facebook Inc.’s Mark Zuckerberg joining Blackstone Group LP’s Stephen Schwarzman and director Lee Daniels at the White House.
The tech and entertainment worlds dominated on the guest list released by the White House for the event hosted by President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama. The list also included current and former U.S. government officials and officials from China.
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