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How much will Obama's state dinner with François Hollande cost?

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President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande walk to board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Monday, Feb. 10, 2014. Both leaders are traveling to tour Monticello, President Thomas Jefferson's estate in Charlottesville, Va. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais

President Obama will host a State Dinner, the seventh of his presidency, for French President François Hollande Tuesday night. If the previous State Dinners are any indication, it could cost somewhere from $200,000 to more than half a million.

CBS News has the price tags on the first five of Obama's State Dinners:

  • Nov. 24, 2009 – State dinner for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of India. $572,187.36
  • May 19, 2010 – State dinner for President Felipe Calderon of Mexico. $563,479.92
  • Jan. 19, 2011 – State dinner for President Hu Jintao of China. $412,329.73.
  • June 7, 2011 – State dinner for Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany. $215,883.36
  • Oct. 13, 2011 – State dinner for President Lee Myung-bak of South Korea. $203,053.34
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