White House Photographs
Actor and comedian, Bob Hope, visits with fellow comedian, Milton Berle, following Mr. Hope’s Congressional Gold Medal presentation ceremony; he received the medal from President John F. Kennedy in recognition of his services to the country as an entertainer during World War II. Reporters observe, including White House correspondent for United Press International (UPI), Helen Thomas (standing in center, between Mr. Berle and Mr. Hope), and White House correspondent for The Washington Star, Garnett D. Horner (standing at right, behind Mr. Hope). Also pictured: White House Secret Service agent, Floyd Boring (at left, in background). West Wing Lobby, White House, Washington, D.C.