THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
Statement by the Press Secretary
The following guests will be seated in the executive gallery with the First Lady this evening for the President's State of the Union address:
Row 1 L to R: Heather Foley, wife of Speaker Thomas Foley; Arthur Fleming, President, Save Our Security; Jack Smith, CEO, General Motors; the First Lady; Lane Kirkland, President, AFL-CIO; Tommy O'Neill, eldest son of former Speaker Thomas "Tip" O'Neill; Tipper Gore, wife of Vice President Al Gore.
Row 2 L to R: David Wilhelm, Chairman of the Democratic National Committee; Dorothy Height, President, National Council of Negro Women; David Elwood, Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and member of the HHS Working Group on Welfare Reform, Family Support and Independence; Detective Kevin Jett, New York Police Department; Mary Jo Bane, Assistant Secretary for Children and Families, Department of Health and Human Services and member of the HHS Working Group on Welfare Reform, Family Support and Independence; Donna McLarty, wife of White House Chief of Staff Thomas "Mack" McLarty; James Brady, former Press Secretary to President Ronald Reagan.