National Affairs: Party for Joan

One night last week an odd assortment of limousines and old Ford roadsters turned into the White House grounds, unloaded some 500 young men & women, all dressed to the gills. They were going to the coming-out party of Joan Morgenthau, slender, athletic daughter of Franklin Roosevelt's Secretary of the Treasury. They were also helping to break a White House tradition: Joan Morgenthau was the first girl unrelated to a President to come out at the White House.

The party was informal but not rowdy. The young guests sat on the floor between dances in the East Room, sipped pink lemonade, ice...

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