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The President's Photographer: Fifty Years Inside the Oval Office (2010)

TV Movie  |   |  Documentary  |  24 November 2010 (USA)
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The movie offers a fresh and candid viewpoint on life and work behind the famous facade of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.


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Credited cast:
Samantha Appleton ...
Herself - Photographer
Eric Draper ...
Himself - Chief Photographer, President George W. Bush
Himself - Narrator (voice)
Alice Gabriner ...
Herself - white House Photography Editor
Mike Geissinger ...
Himself - Staff Photographer, President Lyndon Johnson
Robert Gibbs ...
Himself - Press Secretary
Lawrence Jackson ...
Himself - Photographer
Jackie Joyner ...
Herself - Olympian
Chuck Kennedy ...
Himself - Photographer
Himself - Chief Photographer, President Gerald Ford
Christopher Lu ...
Himself - Cabinet Secretary
Robert McNeely ...
Himself - Chief Photographer, President Bill Clinton
Brian Mosteller ...
Himself - President's Aide


As the 44th president's chief photographer, Pete Souza is never far behind President Obama. Now in the National Geographic Special, The President's Photographer: 50 Years in the Oval Office, viewers can follow Souza, and those who came before him, for a behind-the-scenes look at the everyday grit of the American presidency. Offering a chance to see what it's like to cover the most powerful man in the world, for history. The presidential photographer's job is two-fold: one, taking photographs of the president greeting dignitaries, visitors and guests; and two, perhaps more challenging and gratifying: documenting for history every possible aspect of the presidency, both official events, backstage happenings and "off-duty" private moments. "Creating a good photographic archive for history is the most important part of my job, creating this archive that will live on," says Souza. "This is not so much photojournalism as photo-history." Souza and his staff produce up to 20,000 pictures a ... Written by National Geographic Television

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50 Years in the Oval Office







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24 November 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

O fotografos tou Obama apokalyptei  »

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$350,000 (estimated)

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16:9 HD
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