Pelosi Announces Guests for Obama Speech
By Paul Kane
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) just announced she is hosting the heroic pilot and co-pilot of the U.S. Airways flight that landed safely in the Hudson River last month at tonight's presidential address to Congress. In addition, Pelosi is hosting labor leaders John Sweeney and Anna Burger, along with other notable figures.
Here's the complete list, per Pelosi's office:
Front row of the Speaker's box:
Former Baltimore Mayor Thomas D'Alesandro (Speaker's brother)
Mayor of Washington, D.C.Adrian Fenty
Mr. Paul Pelosi
Crew Members from U.S. Airways Flight 1549
Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenburger
First Officer Jeffrey Skiles
Doreen Welsh, Flight Attendant and her son Timothy Welsh, 25
Other guests of the Speaker in the Chamber will include:
Former Speaker of the House of Representatives Tom Foley
Ambassador and former Member of Congress Lindy Boggs
Dr. Dorothy Height, civil rights leader
Posted at 1:54 PM ET on Feb 24, 2009
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