White House Photographs
Actor and comedian, Bob Hope, delivers remarks after receiving the Congressional Gold Medal, presented by President John F. Kennedy in recognition of his services to the country as an entertainer during World War II. Left to right: unidentified; Representative Michael A. Feighan (Ohio); President Kennedy; Mr. Hope’s wife, Dolores Hope; Mr. Hope; unidentified (behind Mr. Hope); Senator Stuart Symington (Missouri); Representative Carl Albert (Oklahoma); Representative Leslie C. Arends (Illinois). Also pictured (standing at left, in background): Naval Aide to the President, Captain Tazewell Shepard; White House Secret Service agent, Ron Pontius. Rose Garden, White House, Washington, D.C.