White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy (center, back to camera) watches a helicopter land on the South Lawn of the White House, Washington, D.C, prior to departing for the US Naval Academy commencement ceremony at Annapolis, Maryland. Standing at right with backs to camera: Special Assistant to the President for National Security, McGeorge Bundy; Special Assistant to the President, Kenneth P. O’Donnell; Naval Aide to the President, Captain Tazewell Shepard; Under Secretary of the Navy, Paul B. “Red” Fay; Congressman Richard E. Lankford (Maryland). The Washington Monument is visible in the background.