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Photojournalism and the American Presidency - Reading America's Photos
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Press and the Presidency
Former First Ladies Johnson, Nixon, Carter, Betty Ford, Reagan and Bush at the Ronald Reagan Library,  Wally McNamee, UT Center for American History

Photograph by: Wally McNamee, 1991
Former First Ladies Lady Bird Johnson, Pat Nixon, Rosalynn Carter, Betty Ford, Nancy Reagan and Barbara Bush gather for a photograph at the opening of the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley, California.
 

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First Lady Betty Ford dances on the Cabinet Room table.Former First Ladies Johnson, Nixon, Carter, Betty Ford, Reagan and Bush at the Ronald Reagan LibraryPresident Clinton, First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton and President-elect George W. Bush

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