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Miscellaneous Pictures from 1961

Chief Justice Earl Warren swears in members of President Kennedy's Cabinet in the East Room of the White House on January 21. Present were, left to right: Dean Rusk (Secretary of State), C. Douglas Dillon (Secretary of the Treasury), Robert McNamara (Secretary of Defense), Robert Kennedy (Attorney General), J. Edward Day (Postmaster General), Stewart Udall (Secretary of the Interior), President Kennedy, Adlai Stvenson (Ambassador to the United Nations), Orville Freeman (Secretary of Agriculture), Luther Hodges (Secretary of Commerce), Arthur Goldberg (Secretary of Labor), and Abraham Ribicoff (Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare).

swearing in Kennedy's Cabinet

British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan (second from left) visited President Kennedy at the White House in April to discuss mutual U.S.-British concerns. He is joined in the picture by U.S. Secretary of State Dean Rusk, President Kennedy, and British Foreign Secretary Lord Home.

Harold Macmillan meets with Kennedy

President Kennedy and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev met in Vienna, Austria, June 3-4. A joint communique said that the leaders reaffirmed their support for a neutral Laos and discussed a nuclear test ban, disarmament, and Germany.

Kennedy and Khrushchev in Vienna

Cheddi Jagan, who became Prime Minister of British Guiana on September 5, discussed U.S. aid to his country with President Kennedy at the White House on October 25.

Cheddi Jagan with President Kennedy

Alexei Adzhubel (right), editor of the Soviet newspaper Izvestia, interviewed President Kennedy, via interpreters, at Hyannis Port, Massachusetts,on November 25. The two-hour conversation was subsequently printed in its entirety in the paper.

Alexei Adzhubel interviews Kennedy

President Kennedy places a cornerstone at the Techo housing project in Bogot, Colombia on December 17, 1961, while Colombia President Alberto Lleras Canargo (at Kennedy's left) looks on. The project was to be constructed through U.S. foreign aid.

President Kennedy in Colombia

Dr. Janet Travell, the first woman to be named official physician to a U.S. President, chats with President Kennedy's private secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, outside his office.

Janet Travell

See Also

In the Year 1961
Robert Kennedy
Stewart Udall
Harold Macmillan
Lord Home
Nikita Khrushchev
Colombia

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