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Photojournalism and the American Presidency - Reading America's Photos
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Diana Walker
Diana Walker prepares for a photo shoot with President Ronald Reagan.,  Bill Fitz-Patrick, UT Center for American History

Photograph by: Bill Fitz-Patrick
Diana Walker prepares for a photo shoot with President Ronald Reagan. She has noted that in this photograph of the President and herself, she is asking him to tell her one of his favorite stories . . . hoping for his characteristic look of humor and charm.
video clip"Spilled Water", Diana Walker - transcript
Did you know?
Diana Walker did some photography as a child and young woman but really did not get into the profession until her early 30s. Living in Washinton, DC, she started a business shooting weddings, bar mitzvahs and book jackets and then did some freelance news coverage.
See also:
Diana Walker interview on PBS
Diana Walker article in the Washington Post
 
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Diana Walker prepares for a photo shoot with President Ronald Reagan.Former Alabama Governor George Wallace and his wife, CorneliaLady Bird Johnson with President Ford
President Reagan and a large group share a hearty chuckle at the White House.The British royal yacht BritanniaSecretary of Defense William Cohen, President Clinton, Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, and National Security Advisor Sandy Berger

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