White House Photographs
President of the Republic of Ecuador, Dr. Carlos Julio Arosemena Monroy, delivers remarks at the arrival ceremony in his honor. Standing on reviewing platform (L-R): President John F. Kennedy; unidentified (in back, partially hidden); Ambassador of the Republic of Ecuador, Neftalí Ponce-Miranda; President Arosemena Monroy (at microphones); U.S. Under Secretary of State, George Ball; 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; Carlos Julio Arosemena, Jr. Also pictured: Naval Aide to President Kennedy, Captain Tazewell T. Shepard, Jr.; Military Aide to President Kennedy, General Chester V. Clifton; U.S. State Department Protocol officer, Richard J. Gookin; U.S. Assistant Chief of Protocol for Visits and Public Events, Samuel L. King; U.S. State Department interpreter, Fernando van Reigersberg. Members of the U.S. Army Herald Trumpets stand in background; members of the press gather in foreground. Military Air Transport Service (MATS) terminal, Washington National Airport, Washington D.C.