White House Photographs
Welcoming ceremony upon the return of Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson and Lady Bird Johnson from their trip to Southeast Asia, during which they visited Vietnam, Laos, India, Formosa (Taiwan), and the Philippines. Mrs. Johnson, President John F. Kennedy, and Vice President Johnson stand in front. Others, L-R: unidentified; Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs, Carl T. Rowan; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Sam Rayburn (Texas); Senator J. W. Fulbright (Arkansas); Congressman Carl Albert (Oklahoma); Senator George A. Smathers (Florida); Senator Everett M. Dirksen of Illinois; Ambassador of Nicaragua and Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, Dr. Guillermo Sevilla-Sacasa (behind the President and Vice President); President Kennedy’s brother-in-law, Stephen Smith (in back); others unidentified. Rose Garden, White House, Washington, D.C.