White House Photographs
President of Panama, Roberto F. Chiari, delivers remarks during the arrival ceremony in his honor. On the reviewing platform (L-R): President John F. Kennedy; Minister of Foreign Relations of Panama, Dr. Galileo Solis (mostly hidden); U.S. Secretary of State, Dean Rusk; President Chiari; Commandant of the Marine Corps, General David M. Shoup; U.S. Ambassador to Panama, Joseph S. Farland; U.S. Chief of Protocol, Angier Biddle Duke; and Ambassador of Panama, Augusto Guillermo Arango. Aide-de-Camp to President Chiari, Lieutenant Federico Boyd (behind President Kennedy), and Military Aide to President Kennedy, General Chester V. Clifton (right), flank the platform. Also pictured: Ambassador of Nicaragua and Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, Dr. Guillermo Sevilla-Sacasa; Minister of Finance and the Treasury of Panama, Dr. Gilberto Arias; owner of Radio Programas Continentales (Continental Radio Programs), Fernando Eleta; Director of the Office of Central American and Panamanian Affairs at the Department of State, Katherine W. Bracken; Ambassador of Colombia and Chairman of the Council of the Organization of American States (OAS), Alberto Zuleta Angel; member of the National Economic Council of Panama, Rubén Darío Carles; former President of Panama, Ricardo Arias Espinosa; Director General of Planning and Administration of Panama, David Samudio; Secretary General of OAS, Dr. José A. Mora; Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs, Edwin M. Martin; Chief of Protocol of Panama, Camilo Levy Salcedo; Chairman of the Citizens Committee of the District of Columbia, Edgar Morris; U.S. State Department interpreter, Donald Barnes; Deputy Chief of Protocol, William J. Tonesk; Protocol officer for the State Department, Richard J. Gookin; and Security Officer for the Department of State, Frank Madden. Members of the press gather in the foreground; the United States Army Band stands in the background. Military Air Transport Service (MATS) terminal, Washington National Airport, Washington, D.C.