Perspective, Not Parody, At Subdued WHCA Dinner

Ron Chernow reminds the crowd at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner that even Washington fumed about journalists. In choosing a scholar over a satirist, the Correspondents’ Association had sought to solemnize a dinner known for its comedic puncturing of the Washington bubble.

No Joke, Historian To Speak At White House Correspondents’ Dinner