1 hr 22 min

Photographic Presidents with Cara A. Finnegan This American President

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Photography plays an indelible role in how we remember and define American presidents. Throughout history, presidents have actively participated in all aspects of photography, not only by sitting for photos but by taking and consuming them. In this episode, we interview Cara A. Finnegan on her newly released book Photographic Presidents: Making History from Daguerreotype to Digital (https://www.press.uillinois.edu/books/catalog/93cpx6fr9780252043796.html). We discuss many iconic photos and the stories behind them, including the earliest photo of Abraham Lincoln, Richard Nixon's tense relationship with his photographer, and a curious story about photography's connection to George Washington.
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Produced by Richard Lim and Michael Neal
Art by Nip Rogers: NipRogers.com
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Photography plays an indelible role in how we remember and define American presidents. Throughout history, presidents have actively participated in all aspects of photography, not only by sitting for photos but by taking and consuming them. In this episode, we interview Cara A. Finnegan on her newly released book Photographic Presidents: Making History from Daguerreotype to Digital (https://www.press.uillinois.edu/books/catalog/93cpx6fr9780252043796.html). We discuss many iconic photos and the stories behind them, including the earliest photo of Abraham Lincoln, Richard Nixon's tense relationship with his photographer, and a curious story about photography's connection to George Washington.
Follow
Website: thisamericanpresident.com
Twitter: twitter.com/ThisAmerPres
Facebook: facebook.com/ThisAmerPres
Support
Patreon: patreon.com/thisamericanpresident
Paypal: paypal.me/thisamerpres
Credits
Produced by Richard Lim and Michael Neal
Art by Nip Rogers: NipRogers.com
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1 hr 22 min

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