Vice President Richard Nixon and Speaker Joe Martin applauded Turkish President Celal Bayar during his address to a Joint Meeting of Congress on January 29, 1954. In his remarks, Bayar pledged his country’s support in the fight against communism and named the United Nations and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization as the organizations best suited to preserve peace. Note: News photos like this one were often altered by hand to enhance the quality of the image for print.
History, Art & Archives, U.S. House of Representatives, “President of Turkey Addresses a Joint Meeting of Congress,” https://history.house.gov/Collection/Listing/PA2011/PA2011-07-0024/ (December 08, 2021)
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