Military Reception at the White House

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Where: 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20500, USA

When: 15 May 1962

Original Caption: Military Reception at the White House

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Local Identifier: JFKWHP-KN-21815

Created By: President (1961-1963 : Kennedy). Office of the Naval Aide to the President. (1961 - 1963)

From: Collection JFK-WHP: White House Photographs, 12/19/1960 - 03/11/1964

Contact: John F. Kennedy Library (LP-JFK), Columbia Point
Boston, MA 02125-3398
Phone: 617-514-1600
Fax: 617-514-1652
Email: [email protected]

Production Dates: 15 May 1962

Photo Credit: Robert Knudsen. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston

Scope and Content Note: In this photograph, guests attend a military reception at the White House, Washington, D.C.

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Owner: The U.S. National Archives
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    • 08/Aug/2014 20:56:57

    The naval officer in dress whites in the foreground is none other than the head of the Navy's nuclear power program, Admiral Hyman G. Rickover.

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    • 28/Aug/2014 19:37:21

    Thanks to tips from several sources, we have been able to confirm the identity of the man in the foreground as Admiral Rickover! The description has now been updated: Your help is most appreciated! Lindsay Closterman Audiovisual Metadata Cataloger John F. Kennedy Presidential Library