White House Photographers

Four former presidential photographers talked about their insight into life in the White House and the history of presidential photography,… read more

Four former presidential photographers talked about their insight into life in the White House and the history of presidential photography, including the inauguration of Barack Obama. The photographers each showed pictures during his presentation. Then they held a panel discussion and responded to questions from members of the audience. Presidential historian Mark Updegrove and photographer Frank Wolfe made introductory remarks and Don Carleton moderated the discussion.

Frank Wolfe was the photographer for President Lyndon Johnson; David Hume Kennerly for President Gerald Ford; David Valdez for President George H.W. Bush; Robert McNeely for President Bill Clinton, and Eric Draper for President George W. Bush. Mr. Kennerly organized a crew of photographers, including Mr. McNeely, to cover the inauguration of Barack Obama. Their photographs are included in the book Barack Obama: The Official Inauguration Book (Five Ties Publishing; May 1, 2009).

“Behind The Lens: White House Photography From LBJ To Obama” was held on Wednesday, January 20, 2010, at 6:00 p.m. CST at the LBJ Library’s Auditorium at the University of Texas at Austin. It was the first program of a collaboration with the Briscoe Center for American History.  close

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  • Carleton, Don E. Executive Director University of Texas at Austin->Briscoe (Dolph) Center for American History
  • Draper, Eric Photographer (Former) White House
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Program ID:
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Austin, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Feb 6, 2010
Last Aired:
Sep 12, 2010

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