White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy, Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, and others attend 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; President Kennedy; unidentified; U.S. Under Secretary of State, George Ball; Ambassador of the Republic of Ecuador, Neftalí Ponce-Miranda; Commandant of the United States Marine Corps, General David M. Shoup; United States Ambassador to the Republic of Ecuador, Maurice M. Bernbaum; U.S. Chief of Protocol, Angier Biddle Duke. Those standing left of platform include: First Lady of the Republic of Ecuador, Gladys Peet de Arosemena; Mrs. Kennedy; Ambassador of Nicaragua and Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, Dr. Guillermo Sevilla-Sacasa; Lillian Somoza de Sevilla-Sacasa; 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; 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. Military Aide to President Kennedy, General Chester V. Clifton, stands in foreground. Members of the U.S. Army Herald Trumpets stand in background. Military Air Transport Service (MATS) terminal, Washington National Airport, Washington D.C.