White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy attends the arrival ceremony for President of Panama, Roberto F. Chiari. On the reviewing platform (L-R): President Chiari; Minister of Foreign Relations of Panama, Dr. Galileo Solis (mostly hidden); Commandant of the Marine Corps, General David M. Shoup (saluting); President Kennedy; U.S. Secretary of State, Dean Rusk; U.S. Ambassador to Panama, Joseph S. Farland; Ambassador of Panama, Augusto Guillermo Arango; and U.S. Chief of Protocol, Angier Biddle Duke. Aide-de-Camp to President Chiari, Lieutenant Federico Boyd (left), and Military Aide to President Kennedy, General Chester V. Clifton (right), flank the platform. Also pictured: Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs, Edwin M. Martin; Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Dr. José A. Mora; former President of Panama, Ricardo Arias Espinosa; Chief of Protocol of Panama, Camilo Levy Salcedo; Ambassador of Colombia and Chairman of the Council of OAS, Alberto Zuleta Angel; Minister of Finance and the Treasury of Panama, Dr. Gilberto Arias; Director General of Planning and Administration of Panama, David Samudio; Ambassador of Nicaragua and Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, Dr. Guillermo Sevilla-Sacasa; owner of Radio Programas Continentales (Continental Radio Programs), Fernando Eleta; Director of the Office of Central American and Panamanian Affairs at the Department of State, Katherine W. Bracken; and Security Officer for the Department of State, Frank Madden. The United States Army Band stands in the background. Military Air Transport Service (MATS) terminal, Washington National Airport, Washington, D.C.