White House Photographs
Welcoming ceremony upon the return of Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson and Lady Bird Johnson from their trip to Southeast Asia, during which they visited Vietnam, Laos, India, Formosa (Taiwan), and the Philippines. President John F. Kennedy speaks into microphones; photographers, reporters, and Secret Service agents stand by. Also pictured: Vice President Johnson; Mrs. Johnson; Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs, Carl T. Rowan; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Sam Rayburn (Texas); Senator J. W. Fulbright (Arkansas); Congressman Carl Albert (Oklahoma); Senator George A. Smathers (Florida); Senator Everett M. Dirksen (Illinois); Ambassador of Nicaragua and Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, Dr. Guillermo Sevilla-Sacasa; Executive Secretary of National Aeronautics and Space Council, Edward C. Welsh; Assistant Chief of Protocol for Visits and Public Events, Samuel L. King; White House Secret Service agent, Bill Payne. Rose Garden, White House, Washington, D.C.