White House Photographs
Reception for Latin American Diplomats, Officials, and Members of Congress. Wide shot of room as President John F. Kennedy (at right) addresses the audience from lectern; the President proposed the Alliance for Progress (Alianza para el Progreso), designed to promote economic cooperation between Latin American countries and the United States. Front row section of audience facing camera, L-R: Congressman Armistead I. Selden, Jr. (Alabama); Senator Allen J. Ellender (Louisiana); Senator Dennis Chávez (New Mexico); unidentified woman; Senator Mike Mansfield (Montana); unidentified woman; Senator Leverett Saltonstall (Massachusetts); several unidentified persons; Congressman Charles Halleck (Indiana), seated at far right; others unidentified. East Room, White House, Washington, D.C.