White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy pose with Nobel Prize winners from the Western Hemisphere at a dinner in their honor. Seated (L-R): Dr. Georg von Békésy, of Harvard University; author, Pearl S. Buck; Dr. Rudolf L. Mössbauer, of the California Institute of Technology; writer, Mary Welsh Hemingway; President Kennedy; Katherine Tupper Marshall; Dr. Melvin Calvin, of the University of California, Berkeley; Mrs. Kennedy; and Dr. Robert Hofstadter, of Stanford University. Also pictured: United Nations (UN) Undersecretary for Special Political Affairs, Dr. Ralph J. Bunche; Dr. William B. Shockley, of the Clevite Corporation; Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Lester B. Pearson; Dr. Edward C. Kendall, of Princeton University; President of the University of Chicago, Dr. George W. Beadle; Dr. Joseph Erlanger, of the Washington University School of Medicine; Lecturer in Medicine Emeritus at Harvard Medical School, Dr. William P. Murphy; Dr. Peter J. W. Debye, of Cornell University; Dr. Philip S. Hench, of the Mayo Clinic; Dr. Chen Ning Yang, of the Institute for Advanced Study; Dr. Victor F. Hess, of Fordham University; Dr. Owen Chamberlain, of the University of California, Berkeley; Dr. Emilio Segré, of the University of California, Berkeley; Chairman of the Department of Biochemistry at Stanford University School of Medicine, Dr. Arthur Kornberg; Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, Dr. Glenn T. Seaborg; Dr. Carl D. Anderson, of the California Institute of Technology; Dr. Isidor I. Rabi, of Columbia University; Dr. Felix Bloch, of Stanford University; Dr. Edward L. Tatum, of the Rockefeller Institute; Head of the Department of Tropical Health at the Harvard School of Public Health, Dr. Thomas H. Weller; Gerhard Gade University Professor at Harvard University, Dr. Edward M. Purcell; Dr. Fritz A. Lipmann, of the Rockefeller Institute; Chairman of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Dr. Edward A. Doisy; Director of the Institute of Muscle Research at Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory, Dr. Albert Szent-Györgyi; Dr. John Bardeen, of the University of Illinois; Dr. Carl F. Cori, of the Washington University School of Medicine; Dr. William F. Giauque, of the University of California, Berkeley; Dr. Hermann J. Muller, of the University of Indiana; former director of the Institute of Microbiology at Rutgers University, Dr. Selman A. Waksman; Director of the Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics at the University of California, Los Angeles, Dr. Willard F. Libby; Director of the Research Division of Infectious Diseases at Children's Hospital Medical Center in Boston, Dr. John F. Enders; Dr. Harold C. Urey, of the University of California, Berkeley; Director of the Department of Pediatrics and Contagious Diseases at Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital, Dr. Frederick C. Robbins; Chairman of the Department of Biochemistry at New York University School of Medicine, Dr. Severo Ochoa; Director of Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory at the University of California, Berkeley, Dr. Edwin M. McMillan; Director of the Virus Laboratory at the University of California, Berkeley, Dr. Wendell M. Stanley; Dr. Polykarp Kusch, of Columbia University; Dr. Tsung-Dao (T. D.) Lee, of the Institute for Advanced Study; Dr. Walter H. Brattain, of Bell Laboratories at the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T); Dr. André F. Cournand, of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons at Bellevue Hospital; poet, Alexis Léger (Saint-John Perse); Dr. Donald A. Glaser, of the University of California, Berkeley; Chairman of the Department of Biochemistry at Cornell University Medical College, Dr. Vincent du Vigneaud; and Executive Secretary Emeritus of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), Dr. Clarence E. Pickett. East Room, White House, Washington, D.C.