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White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy (center, holding hat) and astronaut Lieutenant Colonel John H. Glenn, Jr. (left) walk past United States Air Force Honor Guard upon President Kennedy's arrival at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station for the presentation ceremony of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Distinguished Service Medal to astronaut Lieutenant Colonel Glenn. Walking behind are Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson (partially hidden, over Glenn's shoulder), Congressman Dante B. Fascell of Florida (in back, left of President Kennedy), White House Press Secretary Pierre Salinger (in back, at far left), President Kennedy's brother-in-law Prince Stanislaus Radziwill of Poland (in back, right of Press Secretary Salinger), and White House Secret Service Agent Emory Roberts (in back, partially hidden, left of Glenn). Air Force One is visible in the background.
White House Photographs
Annie Glenn, wife of astronaut Lieutenant Colonel John H. Glenn, Jr. (center), steps up to view the interior of the space capsule Friendship 7 following the presentation ceremony of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Distinguished Service Medal to Lieutenant Colonel Glenn (in profile, behind Mrs. Glenn) at Hangar 'S,’ Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Brevard County, Florida. The Friendship 7 carried Lieutenant Colonel Glenn in orbit around the earth three times. President John F. Kennedy (back to camera) and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson (directly in front of President Kennedy) look on from right. Others looking on include (L-R): Senator Warren G. Magnuson of Washington (back left, in profile), Congressman Harold C. Ostertag of New York (in profile, right of Senator Magnuson), Senator Robert S. Kerr of Oklahoma (directly behind Glenn), President Kennedy's brother-in-law Prince Stanislaus Radziwill of Poland (partially hidden, right of Senator Kerr), Congressman Dante B. Fascell of Florida (facing the camera, right of Glenn), Glenn's daughter Lyn Glenn (in profile, right of Mrs. Glenn), Director of the Manned Spacecraft Center Dr. Robert Gilruth (mostly hidden, behind Lyn Glenn), Air Force Aide to the President Brigadier General Godfrey T. McHugh (in profile, behind Dr. Gilruth), Congressman A. Sydney Herlong, Jr. of Florida (behind and to the left of Vice President Johnson), and Senator George Smathers of Florida (behind and to the right of the Vice President).