White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, and others arrive at the Entrance Hall of the White House for a dinner in honor of President of Venezuela, Rómulo Betancourt, and First Lady of Venezuela, Carmen Valverde de Betancourt. President Betancourt and President Kennedy (right) stand in front of the Grand Staircase. Descending the stairs behind (left to right): U.S. Department of State interpreter, Donald Barnes; Mrs. Betancourt; Mrs. Kennedy; Virginia Betancourt de Pérez, daughter of President and Mrs. Betancourt; Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson; Lady Bird Johnson. Washington, D.C.