Gen. Chiang Ching Kuo (center) son of Chinese President Chiang Kai Shek is shown during a 75-minute meeting with President Kennedy at the White House. Left is James C.H. Chen, Dir. Chinese Information office. President Kennedy is is holding two books presented to him by the General-Chinese interpretations of his Inaugural Address and his book, Profiles in Courage.
Faina Ipatevna Chiang First Lady of the Republic of China. Also known as Chiang Fang-liang, she was the Belarussian wife of President Chiang Ching-kuo. Her family moved to Russia in World War I, but she was orphaned while still young and raised by her sister Anna. As a teenager she was a member of the Soviet Union's Communist Youth League. She met Chiang Ching-kuo while he was living in the Soviet Union, and they married on March 15, 1935.