"The Black and White Ball" - A masquerade ball held on November 28, 1966 at the Plaza Hotel in New York City, USA. Hosted by author Truman Capote in honor of The Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham.
Photo honoring Joan Fontaine on Tributes.com. “Actress Joan Fontaine, in white dress, is escorted by Dr. Benjamin Kean to Truman Capote's Black and White Ball at New York's Plaza Hotel on November 28, 1966. Couple at left is unidentified. Capote set the fashion tone by insisting that his female guests wear black and white. Dr. Kean, a noted parasitologist and pathologist, is world famous for his expertise on infectious diseases. ”