White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy (at lectern in foreground, back to camera) delivers remarks before a crowd gathered at Rudolph Wilde Platz in West Berlin, West Germany (Federal Republic). President Kennedy delivered his speech from a platform erected on the steps of West Berlin’s city hall, Rathaus Schöneberg. Chancellor of West Germany, Konrad Adenauer, and interpreter for the German Foreign Ministry, Heinz Weber, stand right of the President; Mayor of West Berlin, Willy Brandt, stands left of the President. Also pictured: the President’s sister-in-law, Princess Lee Radziwill of Poland; Special Assistant to the President for National Security, McGeorge Bundy; U.S. Chief of Protocol, Angier Biddle Duke; West German Ambassador to the United States, Karl Heinrich Knappstein; French Commandant in Berlin, Major General Edouard Toulouse; U.S. Secretary of State, Dean Rusk; Federal Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany, Walter Scheel.