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Photojournalism and the American Presidency - Reading America's Photos
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William J. Clinton, Forty-Second President
President Clinton heads for the plane on his last day.,  Diana Walker, UT Center for American History

Photograph by: Diana Walker, 2001
On his last day as chief executive, President Clinton heads for the plane at Andrews Air Force Base. Clinton was the first Democratic president since Franklin D. Roosevelt to win a second term, and during his administration, the U.S. enjoyed more peace and economic progress than at any other time in history.
audio clip"Leaving Office", Diana Walker - transcript
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How does the president's body language and facial expression capture the mood of the moment?
 
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President-elect Clinton and Vice-President-elect Gore at a rallyPresident Bill Clinton at his first inaugural addressPresident Clinton at the White House Easter Egg Roll
President Clinton with John F. Kennedy, Jr., Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg and Jacqueline Kennedy OnassisPresident Clinton signs a bill.President Clinton embraces his wife, Hillary, and his daughter, Chelsea.
President Clinton works aboard Air Force One.President Clinton prepares to speak in  Ghana.President Clinton walks solemnly into the White House.
President Clinton, Hillary Clinton and Vice President Al GorePresident Clinton and First Lady Hillary Rodham ClintonPresident Clinton greets Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin's widow, Leah.
President Clinton speaks in Beverly Hills.President-elect Bush visits President Clinton in the White House.President Clinton heads for the plane on his last day.

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