White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy observes the wreath-laying ceremony for the 150th anniversary of the independence of Venezuela. Unidentified band at left; Venezuelan Ambassador to the United States José Antonio Mayobre in front of Bolivar monument. At right, front row (L-R): President Kennedy; Secretary of State Dean Rusk; unidentified man. Back row (L-R): Naval Aide to the President Commander Tazewell T. Shepard, Jr. (hidden behind President Kennedy); Chief of Protocol Angier Biddle Duke; unidentified man. Simon Bolivar Monument, Washington, D.C.