President's Photographer

President's Photographer

Fifty Years Inside the Oval Office

DVD - 2010
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National Geographic follows Pete Souza, the President's photographer inside the Obama White House, aboard Air Force One, backstage at the State of the Union, and into the heart of the West Wing. It's a behind-the-scenes look at the everyday grit of the American presidency and a chance to see what it's like to cover the most powerful man in the world, for history. Features intimate interviews with President Obama.
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : National Geographic, c2010
Edition: Widescreen version
ISBN: 9781426299520
1426299524
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (53 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

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3reading4stem2011
Aug 04, 2017

This was an interesting documentary that was made during Obama's Presidency. I enjoyed it.

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Annieoywong
Mar 12, 2017

Good documentary. Lots of pictures of President Obama with his photographer Souza as well as the previous Presidents.

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Mar 02, 2017

Nat Geo does so many good documentaries and this is one of them. As the documentary progresses you will see lots of photos of Obama, both at work and at play. I believe Pete Souza's photographs were instrumental in revealing the human side of Obama, his love of children, his wife, his girls, and at times the pain and stress of being president. A very good look at Obama and his personal photographer Pete Souza. Highly recommend this documentary.

atroy Jun 17, 2012

You follow Souza photgraphing President Obama and its interesting to see how staff respond to him, including affectionate teasing that may be essential because it makes things flow. He's talented, confident and a perfectionist, and you get a glimpse of his psyche, if you look. The interviews about him and other presidential photographers with Obama and former presidents are pretty pat, but worthwhile nonetheless.

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maggie16
Jan 20, 2012

Excellent doc on the evolution of photography to document and mold our perception of each presidency. Pictures that reveal the person as well as documenting important events.

Very worth while.

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