President John F. Kennedy and members of the Civil Rights Commission pose during a White House conference in Washington in 1961. Harris Wofford, who died Monday at age 92, is seated to Kennedy’s left.

President John F. Kennedy and members of the Civil Rights Commission pose during a White House conference in Washington in 1961. Harris Wofford, who died Monday at age 92, is seated to Kennedy's left.

President John F. Kennedy and members of the Civil Rights Commission pose during a White House conference in Washington in 1961. Harris Wofford, who died Monday at age 92, is seated to Kennedy’s left.

President John F. Kennedy and members of the Civil Rights Commission pose during a White House conference in Washington in 1961. Harris Wofford, who died Monday at age 92, is seated to Kennedy’s left.