White House Photographs
Astronaut Major L. Gordon Cooper speaks with a group of children, following his National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Distinguished Service Medal (DSM) presentation ceremony. Left to right: Military Aide to the President, General Chester V. Clifton; Eunice Kennedy Shriver; Trudy Cooper, wife of Major Cooper; First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy; Camala Cooper, Jewell D. Truscott, and James J. Truscott, Major Cooper’s daughter, aunt, and uncle (respectively); Major Cooper; Representative James G. Fulton of Pennsylvania (in background); Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson; Caroline Kennedy (partially hidden); President John F. Kennedy. The State Dining Room is visible through the open door. Cross Hall, White House, Washington, D.C.