White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy attends arrival ceremonies for President of Cameroon, Ahmadou Ahidjo. Standing on reviewing platform (L-R): Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cameroon, Jean Faustin Betayene; President Kennedy; two unidentified men; President Ahidjo (at microphones); US Ambassador to Cameroon, Leland Barrows (behind President Ahidjo); US Chief of Protocol, Angier Biddle Duke (in back); Cameroonian Ambassador to the United States, Jacques Kuoh Moukouri; US State Department interpreter, Edmund S. Glenn. Naval Aide to President Kennedy, Captain Tazewell Shepard, stands at far left. Behind platform at left: Aide-de-Camp to President Ahidjo, Lieutenant Belladji Ngoura; Ambassador of Nicaragua and Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, Dr. Guillermo Sevilla-Sacasa; Minister of the National Economy of Cameroon, Victor Kanga; Minister without Portfolio of Cameroon, Jean Akassou; Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, G. Mennen “Soapy” Williams; Deputy Director of the Office of West African and Malagasy Affairs, Donald Dumont; Special Assistant to President Ahidjo, Bernard Fonlon. Military Air Transport Service (MATS) Terminal, Washington National Airport, Washington, D.C.