White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy and President of Panama, Roberto F. Chiari, attend the arrival ceremony in honor of President Chiari. On the platform (L-R): President Chiari; Minister of Foreign Relations of Panama, Dr. Galileo Solis; President Kennedy; U.S. Secretary of State, Dean Rusk; Commandant of the Marine Corps, General David M. Shoup (partially hidden); U.S. Ambassador of Panama, Augusto Guillermo Arango; U.S. Ambassador to Panama, Joseph S. Farland; 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: Ambassador of Colombia and Chairman of the Council of the Organization of American States (OAS), Alberto Zuleta Angel; Minister of Finance and the Treasury of Panama, Dr. Gilberto Arias; Ambassador of Nicaragua and Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, Dr. Guillermo Sevilla-Sacasa; Chief of Protocol of Panama, Camilo Levy Salcedo; Director General of Planning and Administration of Panama, David Samudio; member of the National Economic Council of Panama, Rubén Darío Carles; owner of Radio Programas Continentales (Continental Radio Programs), Fernando Eleta; Chairman of the Citizens Committee of the District of Columbia, Edgar Morris; Director of the Office of Central American and Panamanian Affairs at the Department of State, Katherine W. Bracken; Deputy Chief of Protocol, William J. Tonesk; Protocol officer for the State Department, Richard J. Gookin; Security Officers for the Department of State, Frank Madden and James M. McDermott; U.S. State Department interpreter, Donald Barnes; and White House Secret Service agents, Floyd Boring and Emory Roberts. Members of the press gather in the foreground at right; the United States Army Band stands in the background at left. Military Air Transport Service (MATS) terminal, Washington National Airport, Washington, D.C.