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Video: An Evening with Diana Walker and Lucian Perkins 

Acclaimed photojournalists discussed their favorite images from News to History exhibit

March 18, 2013

AUSTIN, Texas — On March 7, 2013, the Briscoe Center and the LBJ Presidential Library hosted An Evening with Diana Walker and Lucian Perkins at the LBJ Auditorium.

Walker and Perkins, both internationally acclaimed photojournalists, have spent much of their professional careers covering the White House. Both have work featured in the current Briscoe Center exhibit, News to History: Photojournalism and the Presidency, also being hosted at the LBJ Library.

Walker and Perkins discussed their favorite photographs in the News To History exhibit, and commented on their own experiences covering the presidency. Former television news anchor Neal Spelce moderated the conversation. 

About News to History:

Open since February, News to History showcases the Briscoe Center's photography collection, highlighting the thirteen presidential administrations from the 1930s to the present. In addition, the exhibit features images of the events and personalities that helped to define each president’s tenure, capturing the interaction of the president with his times.