White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, and others attend arrival ceremonies in honor of President of the Ivory Coast, Félix Houphouët-Boigny. Standing on platform: President Kennedy; Mrs. Kennedy; President Houphouët-Boigny; First Lady of the Ivory Coast, Marie-Thérèse Houphouët-Boigny; Ambassador of the Ivory Coast, Henri Konan Bédié; U.S. Secretary of State, Dean Rusk; U.S. Ambassador to the Ivory Coast, R. Borden Reams; Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, General Barksdale Hamlett; U.S. Chief of Protocol, Angier Biddle Duke; U.S. State Department interpreter, Edmund S. Glenn. Also pictured: Air Force Aide to President Kennedy, Brigadier General Godfrey T. McHugh; Ambassador of Nicaragua and Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, Dr. Guillermo Sevilla-Sacasa; Minister of Finance, Economic Affairs, and Planning of the Ivory Coast, Raphaël Saller; Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, G. Mennen "Soapy" Williams; Nancy Quirk Williams; Minister of Agriculture of the Ivory Coast, Charles Donwahi; Chief of the Cabinet of the Ivory Coast, Guy Nairay; District of Columbia Commissioner, John B. Duncan; Chief of Protocol of the Ivory Coast, Georges Ouégnin; Deputy Director of the Office of West African and Malagasy Affairs, Donald Dumont; First Technical Counselor to President Houphouët-Boigny, Thadée Diffre; Special Assistant to the Minister of Finance, Economic Affairs, and Planning of the Ivory Coast, Mohamed Diawara; Chairman of the Citizens Committee of the District of Columbia, Edgar Morris; U.S. Military Aide to President Houphouët-Boigny, Brigadier General Howard McCrum Snyder, Jr.; U.S. State Department Protocol officers, Eddie N. Williams and Richard J. Gookin; Military Aide to President Kennedy, General Chester V. Clifton; valet to President Houphouët-Boigny, Koffi Pokou; Press Secretary to President Houphouët-Boigny, Maurice Anoma Kanié; Assistant Chief of Protocol for Visits and Public Events, Samuel L. King; U.S. State Department Protocol assistant, Elsie Nurmi; White House Secret Service agent, Clint Hill. Military Air Transport Service (MATS) terminal, Washington National Airport, Washington D.C.