White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy speaks at a reception in honor of the Committee of Nine of the Alliance for Progress (La Alianza para el Progreso) and diplomatic corps of the Latin American Republics, on the first anniversary of the Alliance for Progress. Left to right: Assistant Secretary of State for Economic Affairs, Edwin M. Martin; member of the Committee of Nine, Harvey S. Perloff (United States); unidentified; President Kennedy; Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson (hidden); member of the Committee of Nine, Paul N. Rosenstein-Rodan (United Kingdom); member of the Committee of Nine, Dr. Manuel Noriega Morales (Guatemala); others unidentified. Other members of the Committee of Nine include Hernando Agudelo Villa (Colombia), Ernesto Malaccorto (Argentina), Dr. Felipe Pazos (Cuba), Raúl Sáez (Chile), Ary Frederico Torres (Brazil), Gonzalo Robles (Mexico). State Dining Room, White House, Washington, D.C.