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White House Photographs
Officials and guests stand outside Blair House following an arrival ceremony and motorcade in honor of President of the Ivory Coast, Félix Houphouët-Boigny. Those pictured include: U.S. Chief of Protocol, Angier Biddle Duke; Military Aide to President Kennedy, General Chester V. Clifton; Air Force Aide to President Kennedy, Brigadier General Godfrey T. McHugh; Ambassador of Nicaragua and Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, Dr. Guillermo Sevilla-Sacasa; Lillian Somoza de Sevilla-Sacasa; Henriette Bédié (wife of Ambassador of the Ivory Coast, Henri Konan Bédié); U.S. State Department Protocol officers, Eddie N. Williams and Richard J. Gookin; Deputy Director of the Office of West African and Malagasy Affairs, Donald Dumont; U.S. Secretary of State, Dean Rusk; Virginia Rusk; District of Columbia Commissioner, John B. Duncan; Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, General Barksdale Hamlett; Chief of Protocol of the Ivory Coast, Georges Ouégnin; Assistant Press Secretary, Jay W. Gildner; Special Assistant to the Minister of Finance, Economic Affairs, and Planning of the Ivory Coast, Mohamed Diawara; Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, G. Mennen "Soapy" Williams; U.S. Military Aide to President Houphouët-Boigny, Brigadier General Howard McCrum Snyder, Jr.; Chairman of the Citizens Committee of the District of Columbia, Edgar Morris; First Technical Counselor to President Houphouët-Boigny, Thadée Diffre. Washington, D.C.
White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy (right, facing away) and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy (center, wearing white hat) stand with Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shahanshah of Iran (left of President Kennedy), and his wife, the Empress Farah Pahlavi (holding bouquet of flowers), on the sidewalk outside Blair House, Washington, D.C. Deputy Chief of Protocol William J. Tonesk stands left of the Empress; Assistant Press Secretary, Jay W. Gildner walks behind Deputy Tonesk. Those standing behind the heads of state include (L-R): Secretary of State Dean Rusk, Ambassador of Iran Hossein Ghods-Nakhai (Qods-Nakhai), Military Aide to the President General Chester V. Clifton, Chief of Protocol Angier Biddle Duke, White House Secret Service agent Clint Hill, and Air Force Aide to the President Brigadier General Godfrey T. McHugh. [Blemish in upper right portion of image is original to the negative.]