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Photojournalism and the American Presidency - Reading America's Photos
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"Access: Inside the Bubble" Transcript
Dirck Halstead:

We try as best we can to develop access to the president. Some are easier than others. With one president or another, we have developed some sort of a relationship, which allows us to be, as they call it, inside the bubble.

When we are having exclusive access, absolute rule we never ever talk about what we've seen or what we've heard. And that includes our own reporters. We try to maintain a distance. We want to fade into the woodwork.

Our job is to try to observe what's going on. You never know what photograph is going to be important tomorrow that isn't today, doesn't appear today. They really do give you and insight into these people who have shaped all our lives.

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