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Photojournalism and the American Presidency - Reading America's Photos
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Wally McNamee
Soviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev eyes actress Jill St. John., © Wally McNamee, UT Center for American History

Photograph by: Wally McNamee, 1973
Soviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev eyes actress Jill St. John at a poolside reception hosted by President Nixon in California.
audio clip"This Doesn’t Happen Very Often In The Soviet Union", Wally McNamee - transcript
Read this photograph:
Describe the body language of the people in the photo. What does the picture tell you about cultural differences? What was the photographer trying to do?
 
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Wally McNamee works on the sidelines of a Baltimore Colt football gameAnti-Vietnam War demonstrators march.Soviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev eyes actress Jill St. John.
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the Vietnam Women's Memorial. A South Vietnamese orphan sits and two boys stand amid the remains of war. Florence Griffith-Joyner raises her arms in victory.

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