White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy and Prime Minister of the Somali Republic, Dr. Abdirashid Ali Shermarke (both in center foreground), greet dignitaries in the receiving line during arrival ceremonies in honor of Prime Minister Shermarke. Also pictured: U.S. Chief of Protocol, Angier Biddle Duke; Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Somali Republic, Abdullahi Issa Mohamud; Ambassador of the Somali Republic, Dr. Omar Mohallim Mohamed; Chief of Staff of the United States Army, General Earle G. Wheeler; U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Henry J. Tasca; Military Aide to President Kennedy, General Chester V. Clifton; Air Force Aide to President Kennedy, Brigadier General Godfrey T. McHugh; Naval Aide to President Kennedy, Captain Tazewell T. Shepard, Jr.; U.S. State Department interpreter, Neil Seidenman; Ambassador of Nicaragua and Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, Dr. Guillermo Sevilla-Sacasa; U.S. State Department Protocol officer, Eddie N. Williams. Military honor guards and color guards stand at attention in background. South Lawn, White House, Washington, D.C.