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The Root ball was quite an elegant affair.


Henry Louis Gates of Harvard is the editor and chief. Some of his friends showed up. Spike Lee. Samuel Jackson. Isaiah Washington. Oprah (she did a quick visit.) Bob Woodward. Alice Walker. My personal favorite - Diane von Furstenberg.


An Abraham Lincoln impersonator walked around carrying a glass of wine.


There was a signature martini as an ode to Obama.


Now off to coffee with Dick Durbin.

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