Photographing the President
This was part of an annual conference for high school journalists on the presidency and the press, hosted by the Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communication at Franklin Pierce University in New Hampshire.
David Valdez talked about his work as a photojournalist for George H.W. Bush while he was both vice president and president. David Valdez first worked as a personal photographer to Vice President George H.W. Bush in 1983. When Vice President Bush later became president, Mr. Valdez was named to head the White House photo operation.
This was part of an annual conference for high school journalists on the presidency and the press, hosted by the Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communication at Franklin Pierce University in New Hampshire. close
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Kristen Nevious Director Franklin Pierce University->Fitzwater (Marlin) Center for Communication
David Valdez Director (Former) White House->Photo Office
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