White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy and others gather in the East Room to attend a musical performance during a dinner in honor of Minister of State for Cultural Affairs of France, André Malraux. President Kennedy (center left) visits with wife of the minister, pianist Madeleine Malraux; First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy (right) visits with Minister Malraux. French Ambassador to the United States, Hervé Alphand, sits in front row (far right). Also pictured: Director of the National Park Service (NPS), Conrad L. Wirth; Helen Olson Wirth; Erma Lee Udall and Secretary of the Interior, Stewart L. Udall; Patricia Herman and White House correspondent for Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS), George Herman; Chairman of the Board of Directors of the White House Historical Association, David E. Finley; editor of The New Republic, Gilbert Harrison; Dorothy Léger and poet Alexis Léger (Saint-John Perse); Bettine "Betsy" Tyler and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs, William R. Tyler; Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, William A. M. Burden, Jr. White House, Washington, D.C.