KN-21223. President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Attend Dinner in Honor of Nobel Laureates

KN-21223. President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Attend Dinner in Honor of Nobel Laureates
29 April 1962
First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy (center) visits with Nobel Prize-winning poet, Alexis Léger (Saint-John Perse), at a dinner in honor of Nobel Prize winners from the Western Hemisphere; President John F. Kennedy stands at far left. Other Nobel Prize winners pictured include: Chairman of the Department of Biochemistry at New York University School of Medicine, Dr. Severo Ochoa; physicist from the University of California, Berkeley, Dr. Emilio Segré; physicist from the Institute for Advanced Study, Dr. Tsung-Dao (T. D.) Lee; physicist from Harvard University, Dr. Georg von Békésy; biochemist from the University of California, Berkeley, Dr. Melvin Calvin; physicist from the University of Illinois, Dr. John Bardeen; and Dr. Walter H. Brattain, of the Bell Laboratories at the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T). Also pictured: First Lady’s Social Secretary, Letitia Baldrige. East Room, White House, Washington, D.C.
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