White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy delivers remarks at the arrival ceremony in honor of President of the Republic of Ecuador, Dr. Carlos Julio Arosemena Monroy. Standing on reviewing platform (L-R): President Arosemena Monroy; unidentified; Ambassador of the Republic of Ecuador, Neftalí Ponce-Miranda; U.S. Under Secretary of State, George Ball; President Kennedy (at microphones); United States Ambassador to the Republic of Ecuador, Maurice M. Bernbaum; U.S. Chief of Protocol, Angier Biddle Duke; Carlos Julio Arosemena, Jr. Also pictured: Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy; First Lady of the Republic of Ecuador, Gladys Peet de Arosemena; Ambassador of Nicaragua and Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, Dr. Guillermo Sevilla-Sacasa; Lillian Somoza de Sevilla-Sacasa; Ruth Murdoch Ball; Zola Shoup; Betty Bernbaum; Robin Chandler Duke; U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs, Edwin M. Martin; Chairman of the Citizens Committee of the District of Columbia, Edgar Morris; Sandra Arosemena; Naval Aide to President Kennedy, Captain Tazewell T. Shepard, Jr.; Military Aide to President Kennedy, General Chester V. Clifton; U.S. State Department Protocol officers, Richard J. Gookin and Jay Rutherfurd; U.S. Assistant Chief of Protocol for Visits and Public Events, Samuel L. King; U.S. State Department interpreter, Fernando van Reigersberg; White House Secret Service agents, Gerald A. “Jerry” Behn and Emory Roberts. Members of the U.S. Army Herald Trumpets stand in background. Military Air Transport Service (MATS) terminal, Washington National Airport, Washington D.C.