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Japanese Prime Minister Visits

Japanese Prime Minister Visits

Photographer
Joseph H. Bailey
Date of Work
1979
Medium
Photo
Credit
White House Historical Association

Japanese Prime Minister Visits

When the Japanese Prime Minister visited the White House in May 1979, a barbeque dinner was held on the West Terrace, which connects the historical mansion to the West Wing. President and Mrs. Carter were not the first to entertain on White House rooftops. The tradition was started by President and Mrs. William Howard Taft. National Geographic Society

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