John F. Kennedy greets Mohammed Zahir Shah and presents award to General Emmett O'Donnell, Jr. in Washington D.C.
Washington DC USA Date:1963, September 9 Duration:1 min 37 sec Sound:Yes
President John F. Kennedy welcomes Mohammed Zahir Shah in Washington D.C., United States. View of White House during official reception. A helicopter lands on White House grounds. Mohammed Zahir Shah, king (Shah) of Afghanistan gets off the helicopter and is greeted by U.S. President, John F. Kennedy. Troops stand at attention. President Kennedy speaks at dais during 15 minute ceremony. President Kennedy, Mohammed Zahir Shah, U.S. Senator Barry Morris Goldwater and other officials stand outside the White House. President Kennedy awards General Emmett O'Donnell, Jr. the Distinguished Service Medal for long and distinguished service to his country after his retirement from the Air Force. General O'Donnell speaks.
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