White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy signs S. 857, a bill authorizing the establishment of Cape Cod National Seashore Park. The act was legislated to preserve a portion of the shoreline of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Standing behind President Kennedy are (L-R): Representative Thomas J. Lane of Massachusetts; Representative F. Bradford Morse of Massachusetts (mostly hidden behind Lane); Representative Hastings Keith of Massachusetts; Representative Silvio O. Conte of Massachusetts; Senator Frank E. Moss of Utah; Representative Thomas P. “Tip” O’Neill of Massachusetts (in shadow); Senator Benjamin A. Smith of Massachusetts; Representative John P. Saylor of Pennsylvania; Senator Ernest Gruening of Alaska; Representative Philip J. Philbin of Massachusetts; Representative J. T. Rutherford of Texas (partially hidden); Representative Harold D. Donohue of Massachusetts; Senator Gordon Allott of Colorado (in shadow); Representative James A. Burke of Massachusetts; Representative Wayne N. Aspinall of Colorado; Under Secretary of the Interior, James K. Carr; Representative Edward Boland of Massachusetts (mostly hidden); Director of Outdoor Recreation Resources Review Commission, Francis W. Sargent; unidentified; Representative John H. Kyl of Iowa; and Director of the National Park Service, Conrad Wirth. Oval Office, White House, Washington, D.C.