White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy delivers welcoming remarks during the arrival ceremony in honor of President of Panama, Roberto F. Chiari. On the reviewing platform (L-R): President Chiari; Minister of Foreign Relations of Panama, Dr. Galileo Solis; U.S. Secretary of State, Dean Rusk; President Kennedy; Commandant of the Marine Corps, General David M. Shoup; U.S. Ambassador to Panama, Joseph S. Farland; U.S. Chief of Protocol, Angier Biddle Duke; and Ambassador of Panama, Augusto Guillermo Arango. Aide-de-Camp to President Chiari, Lieutenant Federico Boyd (mostly hidden behind Dr. Solis), and Military Aide to President Kennedy, General Chester V. Clifton (right of platform), flank the platform. Also pictured: Ambassador of Nicaragua and Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, Dr. Guillermo Sevilla-Sacasa; Minister of Finance and the Treasury of Panama, Dr. Gilberto Arias; Ambassador of Colombia and Chairman of the Council of the Organization of American States (OAS), Alberto Zuleta Angel; former President of Panama, Ricardo Arias Espinosa; Secretary General of OAS, Dr. José A. Mora; Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs, Edwin M. Martin; Chief of Protocol of Panama, Camilo Levy Salcedo; Director of the Office of Central American and Panamanian Affairs at the Department of State, Katherine W. Bracken; Chairman of the Citizens Committee of the District of Columbia, Edgar Morris; Security Officer for the Department of State, Frank Madden; and White House Secret Service agents, Emory Roberts and Roy Kellerman. Members of the press gather in the foreground; the United States Army Band stands in the background. Military Air Transport Service (MATS) terminal, Washington National Airport, Washington, D.C.