Dingell’s Record Congress Tenure Began With Honeymooners Congress’s longest-serving member arrived at the House of Representatives when Dwight Eisenhower was in the White House, “The Honeymooners” was a top-rated television show, youngsters wore coonskin caps and their older siblings danced to “Rock Around the Clock.”
June 7, 2013 - Bloomberg
Fess Parker in New York Times There was a dinner in Washington honoring a retiring assistant secretary of defense,Mr. Parker told me. "I was invited. I walked in wearing that coonskin cap and buckskin outfit."