Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru discusses issues with U.S. President John F Kennedy at White House, Washington DC. Later in the evening Nehru and his daughter Indira Ghandi arrive at the White House for a state dinner and are greeted and seen posing with first lady Jacqueline Kennedy and President John F. Kennedy. Indian Foreign Secretary M J Desai and U.S. Secretary of State Dean Rusk present for the talks ranging free and independent states to outlaw of nuclear testing. Prime Minister's daughter Ms. Indira Gandhi visits District of Columbia Children's Hospital. Indian Ambassador to America B K Nehru organized a Dinner in honor of Prime Minister Nehru and his daughter at Indian Embassy. Old friends and diplomats from Washington community came to meet Prime Minister Nehru. 6 November 1961.
Transfer of office from outgoing President Dwight Eisenhower to President elect John F Kennedy at the White House, Washington DC. John F Kennedy with wife Jacqueline Kennedy, Dwight Eisenhower, Vice President Richard Nixon, former President Harry Truman, members of Congress, Supreme Court Judges, Diplomats, representatives of the art and literature community and others come to U.S. Capitol Building. John F Kennedy takes Presidential Oath of Office administered by Chief Justice Earl Warren witnessed by a large crowd. President begins his Inaugural speech. 20 January 1961.
John F Kennedy gives inaugural speech on being elected as 35th President of U.S. in Washington DC. He raises issues of employment for poor, making United Nations more powerful and a new beginning for peace with adversaries through negotiation. 20 January 1961.
President John F Kennedy and wife Jacqueline Kennedy in Inauguration Parade cheered by crowd in Washington DC. Parade includes floats presented by various states and military. Float representing President's home state Massachusetts and its Governor John A Volpe and Vice President Lyndon Johnson's home state Texas. President Kennedy and Vice President Johnson with their wives at the Inaugural Ball introduce members of the Cabinet, Secretary of State Dean Rusk with his wife, Secretary of Treasury C Douglas Dillon with his wife, Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara and wife, Attorney General Robert Kennedy and Mrs. Kennedy, and Ambassador to the United Nations, Adlai Stevenson and his Daughter-in-Law.The following day all the cabinet members and John F Kennedy taking charge. 20 January 1961.
Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru addresses national and international correspondents about India's development at the National Press Club in Washington DC. After lunch the Prime Minister responds to the press' questions about Nuclear blasting by the USSR. 7 November 1961.
Director of Peace Corps Robert Sargent Shriver in Washington DC. Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr. is interviewed. He is questioned about pictures and sovereigns as he prepares to leave his office. Pictures and sovereigns in the office. Sargent Shriver removes a Mexican sombrero and a whip from a wall and tells the interviewer how he obtained it. He shows a wooden stick which was used and presented by the chief of a tribe of West Africa. An ebony cane received from northern Nigeria. He shows the Magsaysay Foundation Award for the work done by United States Peace Corps in Asia. He shows the White House pen which was used by former U.S. President John F. Kennedy to sign the Peace Corps Act on September 27, 1961 with the President's autograph. Sargent shows a framed letter by the parents of the first Peace Corps volunteer to die abroad. He reads out the letter.