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Photojournalism and the American Presidency - Reading America's Photos
Photojournalism and the American Presidency - Reading America's Photos
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President Richard M. Nixon

Key to collage of photographs from Nixon's presidency
  1. Muhammad Ali being knocked down in the ring, David Hume Kennerly, 1971.
  2. Woman holding Nixon sign, Cactus Yearbook.
  3. A crowd giving the peace sign, Wally McNamee, 1969.
  4. Nixon campaign button, Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, Austin, Texas.
  5. Kennerly/Halstead as young photojournalists in battle dress in Vietnam, Photo Op, David Hume Kennerly, 1972.
  6. Jane Fonda in 1970, Cactus Yearbook.
  7. Flag with peace symbol, Cactus Yearbook.
  8. Nixon in his trademark "V" pose with arms raised above his head, Dirck Halstead, 1968.
  9. Nixon and Agnew greeting a crowd, Wally McNamee, 1968.

President Gerald R. Ford

Key to collage of photographs from Ford's presidency

  1. Soldier in Vietnam, Dirck Halstead, 1975.
  2. Ford in Japan posing with a Geisha, David Hume Kennerly, 1975.
  3. Barbara Jordan, Cactus Yearbook.
  4. 1976 Bicentennial logo, Cactus Yearbook.
  5. John Wayne and Gerald Ford in a campaign parade, Wally McNamee, 1976.
  6. President Ford and his family, David Hume Kennerly, 1974.
  7. President Ford conceding to Jimmy Carter, Dirck Halstead, 1976.
  8. Ford/Dole campaign button, Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, Austin, Texas.
  9. Barry Manilow performing at UT, Cactus Yearbook.
  10. Ford 1976 campaign sign, Cactus Yearbook.
  11. Alex Haley signing his book at UT, Cactus Yearbook.

President Jimmy Carter

Key to collage of photographs from Carter's presidency

  1. Elvis performing in Austin in 1977, Cactus Yearbook.
  2. Jimmy Carter with a wide smile, Diana Walker, 1980.
  3. Carter for President sign, Cactus Yearbook.
  4. Elton John in Austin, Cactus Yearbook.
  5. Carter, Sadat, and Begin shake hands at the Middle East peace treaty signing, Wally McNamee, 1979.
  6. Carter greeting journalists, David Hume Kennerly, 1977.
  7. Carter greets a crowd on Earth Day, Diana Walker, 1978.
  8. Carter campaign button, Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, Austin, Texas.
  9. Neil Diamond performs in Austin, Cactus Yearbook.

President Ronald Reagan

Key to collage of photographs from Reagan's presidency

  1. Reagan posing in "gift" cowboy hat with a wry expression, Cactus Yearbook.
  2. Reagan at a rally in New Hampshire, Diana Walker, 1980.
  3. Casually-dressed Reagan returning to the White House after his cancer surgery, Cactus Yearbook.
  4. Reagan lifts a white cowboy hat high in the air at a Montana campaign rally, Cactus Yearbook.
  5. Nancy and Ronald Reagan wave reassuringly from his hospital room, Wally McNamee. 1979.
  6. The Vietnam Memorial Wall with cowboy boots and small American flags left as mementos, David Hume Kennerly, 1977.
  7. Florence Griffith-Joyner raises her arms in victory winning an Olympic gold medal, Diana Walker, 1978.
  8. Reagan campaign button, Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, Austin, Texas.

President George H.W. Bush

Key to collage of photographs from Bush's presidency

  1. Bush in front of large American Flag, Diana Walker, 1992.
  2. Bush among American troops in Saudi Arabia, Wally McNamee, 1990.
  3. Cast of "Star Trek", Dirck Halstead, 1991.
  4. Bush/Quayle '88 campaign button, Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, Austin, Texas.
  5. Wind-blown Bush in Poland, Diana Walker, 1990.
  6. Crowd with anti-racism sign, Cactus Yearbook.
  7. Bush/Gorbachev in golf cart, Diana Walker, 1990.
  8. Jesse Jackson at rally, Cactus Yearbook.
  9. Peace Symbol on sign, Cactus Yearbook.
  10. Bush with Cheney, David Hume Kennerly, 1991.

President William J. Clinton

Key to collage of photographs from Clinton's presidency

  1. Clinton at his first inaugural, Wally McNamee, 1993.
  2. Clinton/Gore campaign button, Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, Austin, Texas.
  3. MTV ad comes to Austin, Cactus Yearbook.
  4. Profile portrait of Clinton, Diana Walker, 1993.
  5. "Keep Hope Alive" sign at rally, Cactus Yearbook.
  6. Clinton/Gore together, David Hume Kennerly, 1993.
  7. Clinton with Nelson Mandela in Africa, Diana Walker, 1998.
  8. Clinton with Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and her children, Carolyn and John, Jr., Diana Walker, 1993.
  9. Clinton with arms around Hillary and Chelsea, Dirck Halstead, 1996.

Home

Key to collage of photographs from the Photojournalism home page

  1. Reagan holds up a pair of cowboy boots in San Diego, © Dirck Halstead, 1984.
  2. Bill and Hillary Clinton visit with George W. Bush before inauguration, © Diana Walker, 2001.
  3. Former Presdents Bush, Reagan, Carter, Ford, Nixon, © David Hume Kennerly, 1991.
  4. Carter at the White House, © David Hume Kennerly, 1977.
  5. Former First Ladies at the opening of Ronald Reagan Library, © Wally McNamee, 1991.

About

Carter, Nixon, Ford and Kissinger at Hubert Humphrey memorial service, © David Hume Kennerly, 1978.

  • Carter, Nixon, Ford and Kissinger at Hubert Humphrey memorial service, © David Hume Kennerly, 1978.

Presidents

Key to photographs from the Presidents page

  1. Nixon, © David Hume Kennerly, 1974.
  2. Ford, © Dirck Halstead, 1976.
  3. Carter, © Diana Walker, 1980.
  4. Reagan, © Dirck Halstead, 1984.
  5. Bush, © David Hume Kennerly, 1976.
  6. Clinton, © Diana Walker, 1992.

Photojournalists

Key to photographs from the Photojournalists page

  1. Dirck Halstead
  2. Diana Walker, © Dirck Halstead.
  3. Wally McNamee, © Dirck Halstead.
  4. David Hume Kennerly, © Angela Bizzari.

Learning Tools

Ronald and Nancy Reagan look one last time into the Oval Office, © Dirck Halstead, 1989.

  • Ronald and Nancy Reagan look one last time into the Oval Office, © Dirck Halstead, 1989.

Cactus Yearbook (1969-2000) courtesy of Texas Student Publications, The University of Texas at Austin

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