They were Rather Glad He CamePolitical and media VIPs turned out in force at the Spina Bifida Association of America'sroast of Dan Rather on September 28, where it wasn't too long before (mostly)good-naturedbarbs were exchanged between the legendary CBS anchorman and his intrepid tormentors,U.N. Ambassador Richard Holbrooke and Sens. Kay Bailey Hutchison, Fred Thompson and JohnEdwards. Funds raised from the event will be used to expand awareness programs about thedisease, which causes birth defects in over 4,000 children each year.
Honorary Co-Chairmen: Sen. Chris Dodd and former Sen. Bob Dole
Master of Ceremonies: Jody Powell