White House Ceremony
President Harry S. Truman stands with politicians and Korean War veterans after presenting each soldier with the Medal of Honor during a White House ceremony, May 19, 1951. From left to right: Kentucky Sen. Earle Clements, Nebraska Sen. Hugh Butler, Kentucky Gov. Lawrence Wetherby, Army 1st Lt. Carl Dodd, Truman, Army Sgt. John A. Pittman, Army Master Sgt. Ernest R. Kouma and Secretary of Defense George C. Marshall.