We had suspected that anyone who wasn't at last night's Radio and Television Correspondents' Association dinner was likely in Rome, but despite having skipped out on a black tie dinner for the sake of morbid curiosity, they're still going to have to dress nice:
From: XXXXXXXXXXX@list.whitehouse.gov On Behalf Of White House Press ReleasesOur only question is if Stephanopoulos will still be able to wear his stilts.
Sent: Tuesday, April 05, 2005 10:38 AM
Subject: *UPDATED: DRESS CODE AND BAG CALL FOR ROME*
DRESS FOR THE FUNERAL MASS IN ITALY
WOMEN MUST WEAR A SKIRT (NO PANTS); MEN AND WOMEN MUST WEAR DARK SHOES ONLY - NO TENNIS SHOES WILL BE ALLOWED
Men must wear a dark business suit and a dark tie; women should wear a dark suit with skirt at knee or below the knee level and may choose to wear the traditional black mantilla, although this is not obligatory.
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