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April 11, 1961




By Steve Brawley

Luncheon for Ladies of the Press

Hosted by Jackie Kennedy

White House (East Room)

  • Seafood Newburg and Rice
  • Hungarian Goulash with Noodles
  • Cold Turkey
  • Ham and Tongue en Chaud-froid
  • Cold Poach Salmon in Green Sauce
  • Galantine of Veal
  • Vegetable Salad
  • Fresh Fruit
  • Petit-fours
  • Demitasse

The event was Rene Verdon's first big event. Spring flowers and ice sculptures were used to decorate the East Room. Jackie thanked the ladies for their coverage of the planned White House restoration.

Photos by Robert Knudsen, JFK Library

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