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ST-116-5-61. President John F. Kennedy and Others View the Lift-off of Astronaut Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., on the First US Manned Sub-orbital Flight

ST-116-5-61
ST-116-5-61. President John F. Kennedy and Others View the Lift-off of Astronaut Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., on the First US Manned Sub-orbital Flight
5 May 1961
President John F. Kennedy and others watch television coverage of the lift-off of astronaut Commander Alan B. Shepard, Jr. aboard "Freedom 7," on the first US manned sub-orbital flight. L-R: Unidentified woman; President Kennedy’s brother-in-law, Stephen Smith; Naval Aide to the President, Commander Tazewell Shepard; Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson; Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, Abraham Ribicoff; Assistant Special Counsel to the President, Richard Goodwin; Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, Paul Nitze; Special Assistant to the President, Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.; President Kennedy. Office of the President’s Secretary (Evelyn Lincoln), White House, Washington, D.C.
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Cecil Stoughton. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston
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President (1961-1963 : Kennedy). Office of the Military Aide. (01/20/1961 - 11/22/1963)
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