Are You Brave Enough to Wear Red?

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Are You Brave Enough to Wear Red?

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THE AL SMITH DINNER, a white-tie fundraiser for Catholic charities, has been an annual ritual in American politics for 72 years. For the first time last year, a woman, the actress Patricia Heaton, presided over the ceremonies. She wore what she described as a “cardinal red” dress. In the hierarchy of the Catholic Church, red is reserved for the upper echelons: cardinals, whose distinctive vestments gave that shade its name, and the pope. Was Ms. Heaton suggesting it was high time women were allowed into this exclusively male preserve?

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