Nov. 14 - First Lady Michelle Obama hosts a luncheon for some of the spouses of the APEC leaders meeting in Honolulu. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
While her husband, U.S. President Barack Obama was meeting with his APEC cohorts on Sunday (November 13), First Lady Michelle Obama hosted a spouses luncheon. Obama met with the spouses of 11 countries in Honolulu, Hawaii, for the Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). All but one of the eleven spouses were women; Tim Mathieson who is the boyfriend of Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard also attended the luncheon. After the lunch, a private ceremony was held to dedicate a garden to the first lady. Eleven trees were to be planted, representing each dignitary spouse that attended the luncheon.