For a Star-Studded Gala Against Children's Aids, Some Politicians Will Even Cross Party Lines
updated 07/10/1989 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 07/10/1989 AT 01:00 AM EDT
Well, maybe not entirely beyond politics. When Cher took center stage as the evening's main event she was wearing a dress that by her standards was positively demure—strapless but floor length. The outfit she announced after her first number, "was for the Republicans in the crowd.... And now something for the Democrats." Cher then yanked off the lower two-thirds of her outfit
Though politicians are frequently accused of not keeping promises, Metzenbaum kept his vow to the audience. "Orrin and I have decided that we will not close the show by looking into each other's eye and singing, 'I Got You, Babe.' " The sighs of relief were bipartisan.