Kennedy Tours Cape Canaveral (1962)

Using StumbleUpon a couple of nights ago I was directed to this incredible photo from NASA.

In this photograph from 1962, President John F. Kennedy attends a briefing given by Major Rocco Petrone during a tour of Blockhouse 34 at the Cape Canaveral Missile Test Annex. Also in attendance are Vice-President Lyndon Johnson and Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara.

Man, is it me or does LBJ look incredibly bored?


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One thought on “Kennedy Tours Cape Canaveral (1962)

  1. vinvectrex says:

    LBJ does indeed look bored. But the guy with the sunglasses and cigarette seems overly intent. Soviet spy perhaps?

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