White House Photographs
Prime Minister of Great Britain, Harold Macmillan (in Washington for a state visit), delivers remarks during a program at the White House to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Congressional Medal of Honor; visitors include descendants of Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor recipients. Left to right (in foreground): Marshall B. Wenger (great-great-grandson of two of the first recipients of the Medal, Jacob Parrott and Wilson W. Brown); unidentified; Prime Minister Macmillan; President John F. Kennedy; Chairman of the District of Columbia Civil War Centennial Commission, Paul J. Sedgwick; President of the Congressional Medal of Honor Society, Luther Skaggs, Jr.; and unidentified. Also pictured (standing in Colonnade): White House Secret Service agent, Ernie Olsson, and White House correspondent for United Press International (UPI), Helen Thomas. West Wing Lawn, White House, Washington, D.C.