No word yet on whether Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva left his meeting today with President Obama bearing the DVD of 1978's Gregory Peck/Laurence Olivier vehicle "The Boys from Brazil" -- in the spirit of Obama giving British Prime Minister Gordon Brown a set of 25 DVDs of American films that everybody's seen (never mind that the global film buff is Kim Jong-Il, not Gordy).

Meanwhile, here's one blogger's theory of what went on at the White House in advance of the Lula visit: