White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy (both at right) greet the cast and crew of Aaron Copland’s ballet, “Billy the Kid,” performed by the American Ballet Theatre (ABT) as part of a dinner in honor of President of the Ivory Coast, Félix Houphouët-Boigny. President Houphouët-Boigny (partially hidden) and First Lady of the Ivory Coast, Marie-Thérèse Houphouët-Boigny, stand at right; composer, Aaron Copland, stands at left (back to camera). Performers pictured include: Ruth Ann Koesun (on far left edge of frame), Felix Smith, John Kriza (shaking hands with President Houphouët-Boigny), and Ali Pourfarrokh. East Room, White House, Washington, D.C.