THE DINGELLS' 25TH
May 21st • Residence of Chris Downey
PHOTOS BY PAUL SIMKIN
THE EVENT: Close friends gathered for a Sunday
evening celebration of Rep. John and Debbie
Dingell's 25th wedding anniversary.
THE SCENE: The Dingells shared their long-enduring marital bliss
with long-time friends over a casual buff et dinner
before Rep. Ed Markey toasted them by reading
his very own poem entiltled "Love and Marriage."Toward the end of the night, Rep. Dingell, having just
recovered from hip replacement surgery, used his
crutches to escape to the kitchen with the rest of
the men to watch the Pistons game.
THE GUESTS: Abby and Rep. Roy Blunt, Catherine and Sen. Ted
Stevens, Alan Greenspan and Andrea Mitchell,
The late Phil Merrill and wife Ellie, Judy Woodruff
and Al Hunt, and Susan Brophy.