Book Discussion on Choose Me: Portrait of a Presidential Race

Photographer Arthur Grace talked about his book Choose Me: Portraits of a Presidential Race, published by University Press of New… read more

Photographer Arthur Grace talked about his book Choose Me: Portraits of a Presidential Race, published by University Press of New England. He described his project of covering the 1988 presidential race. Black and white still photography is highlighted in the book that contains a selection of over one hundred photographs from the campaign trail. Armed with a twin lens reflex camera, Grace photographed each of the major presidential candidates. Among the people photographed are George H.W. Bush, Bob Dole, Michael Dukakis, and Richard Gephardt. In this program he spoke about the background stories of many of the photographs in the book.

Additionally, Grace described his background and experience in photography. He discussed the differences that exist in working for news magazines, wire services and newspapers, and as a contract and staff photographer. close

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Book Discussion on Choose Me: Portrait of a Presidential Race

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Booknotes
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 10, 1989
Last Aired:
Nov 3, 2012

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  • Dec 10, 1989 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 10, 1989 | 11:55pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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  • Dec 11, 1989 | 6:12am EST | C-SPAN 1
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