White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy (left, at lectern) delivers remarks at Rice University regarding the nation's efforts in space exploration. Seated on speakers' platform: Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson; Mayor of Houston, Lewis Cutrer; President of Rice University, Dr. Kenneth S. Pitzer; Representative Albert Thomas (Texas); Representative George P. Miller (California); Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Dr. James E. Webb; Director of Defense Research and Engineering for the Department of Defense, Dr. Harold Brown; Honorary Chancellor of Rice University, Dr. William V. Houston; Special Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, Dr. Jerome B. Wiesner; Harris County Judge, Bill Elliott. Also pictured: White House Secret Service agent, Roy Kellerman. Members of the press sit at right in background; spectators observe from the stands. Rice University Stadium, Houston, Texas.