The White House: Captain Courageous


Her once bouffant hair pulled back in stylish severity beneath a 15-yard tulle veil, the bride swept down the stair case into the East Room of the White House. She moved in metronomic precision on the arm of her father, the 36th President of the United States, beneath the stern, portraited gaze of four predecessors (none a Democrat). The 32-man chamber orchestra of the U.S.

Marine Band, its scarlet tunics reflected in the Waterford chandeliers pendent from the 20-foot ceiling, played Bach's Arioso and Barber's Adagio for Strings, as Yuki,...

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