National Geographic : 1964 Jan
HS EKTACHROMEBY NATIONALGEOGRAPHICPHOTOGRAPHERTHOMASNEBBIA © NATIONALGEOGRAPHICSOCIETY armed Puerto Ricans fired a volley of shots into the House Chamber and wounded five Represent atives, two seriously. The terrorists, a woman and three men, were captured quickly. Congress usually sits in Joint Session only for Presidents; other assemblies of the House and Senate are called Joint Meetings. Eminent guest speakers in recent years have included former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill (twice), French President Charles de Gaulle, the Shah of Iran, poet Carl Sandburg, and Astronauts John Glenn and Gordon Cooper.