Oral Histories Schedule

Week of October 12 through October 19

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, October 14
10:10 AM EDTApprox. 10 min.Oral Histories Don Carleton Interview on Photojournalism CollectionIn this phone interview, Don Carleton, executive director of the Dolph Briscoe Center for American ... In this phone 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 the oral history interviews featured on American History TV that they conducted with photojournalists to learn more about their careers and the stories behind their photos. 10:20 AM EDTApprox. 45 min.Oral Histories Lucian Perkins Photojournalism InterviewThis interview with Lucian Perkins, a two time Pulitzer Prize-winner and former Washington Post ... This interview with Lucian Perkins, a two time Pulitzer Prize-winner and former Washington Post staff photographer, covered his career and his photos of wars in the former Yugoslavia, Chechnya, Iraq and Afghanistan. He also talked about his series on a three-generation Washington, D.C. family living in poverty. The Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas recorded the interview and archived his photographs along with those of other nationally recognized photographers. 9:16 PM EDTApprox. 43 min.Oral Histories Darryl Heikes Photojournalism InterviewDarryl Heikes photographed a dozen American presidents, starting in high school with President ... Darryl Heikes photographed a dozen American presidents, starting in high school with President Eisenhower. In this oral history interview, Mr. 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 of the Camp David Accords. The Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin recorded this interview and archived his photos along with those of other nationally recognized photojournalists.
Sunday, October 15
1:16 AM EDTApprox. 44 min.Oral Histories Darryl Heikes Photojournalism InterviewDarryl Heikes photographed a dozen American presidents, starting in high school with President ... Darryl Heikes photographed a dozen American presidents, starting in high school with President Eisenhower. In this oral history interview, Mr. 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 of the Camp David Accords. The Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin recorded this interview and archived his photos along with those of other nationally recognized photojournalists. 7:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.Oral Histories David Valdez Photojournalism InterviewDavid Valdez talked about his photographs of George H.W. Bush which he took as the vice ... 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. We'll see behind-the-scenes photos of the Bush administration at the beginning of the Gulf War, during the fall of communism in Eastern Europe and of private moments with the Bush family. The Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas recorded the interview and archived his photos along with those of other nationally recognized photographers. 11:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.Oral Histories David Valdez Photojournalism InterviewDavid Valdez talked about his photographs of George H.W. Bush which he took as the vice ... 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. We'll see behind-the-scenes photos of the Bush administration at the beginning of the Gulf War, during the fall of communism in Eastern Europe and of private moments with the Bush family. The Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas recorded the interview and archived his photos along with those of other nationally recognized photographers.