White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy delivers remarks at 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; unidentified; Ambassador of the Republic of Ecuador, Neftalí Ponce-Miranda; President Kennedy (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: Military Aide to President Kennedy, General Chester V. Clifton; 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.