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Photojournalism and the American Presidency - Reading America's Photos
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Diana Walker
President Reagan and a large group share a hearty chuckle at the White House., © Diana Walker, UT Center for American History

Photograph by: Diana Walker, 1981
President Reagan, CBS news anchor Walter Cronkite, presidential aides Jim Brady and David Gergen, Attorney General Ed Meese, Vice President George Bush, White House Chief of Staff James Baker and CBS producer Bud Benjamin, share a hearty chuckle at the White House.
audio clip"The Joke", Diana Walker - transcript
audio clip"I Can’t Hear. I Won’t Talk About It", Diana Walker - transcript
Did you know?
Before he was elected president of the United States, Reagan served as president of the Screen Actors Guild (1947-1952, 1959-1960). The current SAG president is Melissa Gilbert, who's best known for playing Laura Ingalls on Little House on the Prairie.
 
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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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