Music: March Them In

At Margaret Truman's first White House dance last week, no rugs were cut. The President's daughter ordered the U.S. Marine Band's dance orchestra to open her party for bride-to-be Gloria Chavez (see MILESTONES) with a medley of Strauss waltzes. After that the 60 youthful guests fox-trotted sedately about the huge East Room, occasionally frisked a bit more gayly to rumbas and congas.

It was the first time the Marine dance band had played in the White House since 1941. But its 13 scarlet-jacketed musicians were no strangers to the executive mansion. As members of the 85-member Marine Band, and the 20-piece Marine...

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