Dignitaries from almost every part of the world arrived in Washington Sunday (24 November) to attend the funeral services for President Kennedy.
MS Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands walks through lobby
MS Princess Beatrix standing
MS Prince Bertil and Prince Harald walking
MS Bertil of Sweden on left; Harald of Norway on Right
MS Willy Brandt off plane
CU Brandt talking to reporters
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Background: Dignitaries from almost every part of the world arrived in Washington Sunday (24 November) to attend the funeral services for President Kennedy.
From The Netherlands Crown Princess Beatrix, Prince Bernhard, husband of the Queen and Foreign Minister J.M.A.H. Luns formed the official delegation.
From Sweden were Prince Bertil, Premier Tage Erlander, and Olaf Palme, Minister without Portfolio.
Crown Prince Harald and Premier Einer Gerhadrsen represented Norway.
Mayor Willy Brandt of West Berlin was among the West Germans. Also on hand were West German President Dr. Heinrich Lubke, Chancellor Erhard, Foreign Minister Schroder and Defense Minister von Hassel.