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White House Photographs
Arrival ceremonies for Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shahanshah of Iran, and his wife, the Empress Farah Pahlavi, inside Hangar 11 at Military Air Transport Service (MATS) Terminal, Washington National Airport, Washington, D.C. Standing on the Reviewing Platform (L-R): the Empress (back to camera); Secretary of State Dean Rusk; First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy; Ambassador of Iran Hossein Ghods-Nakhai (Qods-Nakhai), mostly hidden behind Mrs. Kennedy; the Shahanshah; President John F. Kennedy; Foreign Minister of Iran Abbas Aram (mostly hidden behind President Kennedy); Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Lyman L. Lemnitzer; unidentified man; and Chief of Protocol Angier Biddle Duke. Air Force Aide to the President Brigadier General Godfrey T. McHugh (back to camera) stands in front of the platform; White House Secret Service agent Gerald A. "Jerry" Behn walks behind the platform at left; Military Aide to the President General Chester V. Clifton stands at far right. Standing in line behind Secretary Rusk: Ambassador of Nicaragua and Dean of the Diplomatic Corps Dr. Guillermo Sevilla-Sacasa; Lillian Somoza de Sevilla-Sacasa, wife of the Nicaraguan Ambassador; Virginia Rusk, wife of Secretary Rusk; and Major General Mohammad Amir-Khatami, Commanding General of the Imperial Iranian Air Force. Standing in line behind General Lemnitzer: Walter N. Tobriner, Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the District of Columbia; and District of Columbia Commissioners Brigadier General Frederick J. Clarke and John B. Duncan.