White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy signs S. 857, a bill authorizing the establishment of Cape Cod National Seashore Park. The act was legislated to preserve a portion of the shoreline of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Standing behind President Kennedy are (L-R): Representative Hastings Keith of Massachusetts; Representative Silvio O. Conte of Massachusetts; Senator Frank E. Moss of Utah; Senator Benjamin A. Smith of Massachusetts; Representative John P. Saylor of Pennsylvania; Senator Ernest Gruening of Alaska; Representative Philip J. Philbin of Massachusetts; Representative J. T. Rutherford of Texas; Representative Harold D. Donahue of Massachusetts; Senator Gordon Allott of Colorado; Representative James A. Burke of Massachusetts; Representative Wayne N. Aspinall of Colorado; and Under Secretary of the Interior, James K. Carr. Oval Office, White House, Washington, D.C.