Dinner in Honor of the Shah, and the Empress Farah

President John F. Kennedy (in back) and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy (back to camera, left of columns) visit with guests in the Entrance Hall of the White House during a dinner in honor of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shahanshah  (back to camera, in front of President Kennedy), and his wife, the Empress Farah Pahlavi (mostly hidden behind Mrs. Kennedy).

Chief of Protocol Angier Biddle Duke stands left of the Shahanshah; members of the Jerome Robbins’ Ballets: USA dance company, who performed at the dinner, stand behind the Empress. Washington, D.C.