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    John F. Kennedy's Life in Photos

    Lawrence Schiller talked about the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s collection of dozens of images that chronicle the life of President John F. Kennedy. President Kennedy was born on May…

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    Jacob Riis Exhibit

    Cheryl Regan and Barbara Bair gave a tour of the “Jacob Riis: Revealing 'How the Other Half Lives'” exhibit at the Library of Congress. The exhibit is sponsored by both the Library of Congress…

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    Vietnam War Reflection

    From 1985, C-SPAN interviewed Catherine Leroy about her time spent covering the Vietnam War as a photojournalist. She also answered callers' questions.

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    First National Park Service Photographer

    The co-authors of the book Landscapes for the People: George Alexander Grant, First Chief Photographer of the National Park Service showed examples of Grant’s work and discussed his story…

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    1930s-40s Color Photographs, Part 1

    During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. Government’s Farm Security Administration (FSA) and later the Office of War Information (OWI) created about…

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    Author Discussion on Illustrated History and Journalism

    Candacy Taylor (Overground Railroad), Jared Reinmuth (Big Black), Derf Backderf (Kent State), and Christian Staebler (Redbone ) discussed their photographic and illustrated books on history and…

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    Dorothea Lange Photography and Social Commentary

    Drew Johnson gave a tour of the Dorothea Lange collection at the Oakland Museum of California. Dorothea Lange was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist, best known for her…

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    Photographing the Presidents

    Three former White House photographers talked about their work with former Presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and Barack Obama. Sharon Farmer, Eric Draper, and Lawrence Jackson shared…

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    David Valdez Oral History Interview

    David Valdez talked about his photographs of George H.W. Bush which he took as the vice president’s personal photographer and then as White House Photo Office director from 1989 to 1993. He…

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    Presidential Campaign Photographers

    Photojournalists talked about covering the late Senator John McCain (R-AZ) when he ran for president in 2008, as well as photographing other presidential candidates during the past decade.…

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    World War II Aerial Photographer Elmer Dixson

    Tyler, Texas, native Elmer Dixson was a U.S. Army Air Force photographer that captured images of bombing targets from high above. He captured pre and post-strike images of both Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Lou Thomas,…

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    Photojournalists and the Fight for Mosul

    Victor Blue and Mitch Utterback spoke at a University of Colorado in Boulder event titled, “Embedded in Iraq: Journalists Encounter the Islamic State,” on the documentation of conflict and…

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    Liljenquist Civil War Photographs

    Tom Liljenquist and his sons, Jason, Brandon, and Christian began collecting Civil War ambrotype and tintype photographs of ordinary soldiers in the mid-1990s. In 2010, the family donated more than 700…

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    Book Party for Ken Walsh

    A book release party for Ken Walsh, White House correspondent for U.S. News and World Report, who tells the stories of White House photographers and their access to the president over the…

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    Chasing Light

    Former White House photographer Amanda Lucidon talked about her book, Chasing Light, about her time covering Michelle Obama from 2013-2017.

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    Frank Johnston Oral History Interview

    Photojournalist Frank Johnston, who worked for United Press International and the Washington Post, talked about his career. His work includes photos of the Lee Harvey Oswald shooting, the…

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    Diana Walker Oral History Interview

    Former Time magazine White House photographer Diana Walker talks about her career and photos. She covered the administrations of Presidents Reagan, Bush, and Clinton. She talked about her…

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    Darryl Heikes Oral History Interview

    Darryl Heikes talked about his career working for United Press International and U.S. News & World Report, photographing President Kennedy minutes before his assassination, and the signing…

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    Lucian Perkins Oral History Interview

    Lucian Perkins, a two time Pulitzer Prize-winner and former Washington Post staff photographer, talked about his career and his photos of wars in the former Yugoslavia, Chechnya, Iraq, and…

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    Don Carleton Oral History Interview

    Don Carleton, executive director of the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin, described the Center’s photojournalism collection. He also discussed…

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