Dennis Brack is a White House photographer and a member of the White House ISP pool which travels with the President in Washington. He is a 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner. The Dennis Brack Photographic Archive spans the last five decades and includes more than 150,000 slides of U.S. presidents, world leaders, wars (notably the first Gulf War), military personnel, and key moments of the civil rights movement and the riots it sparked. Brack also covered Watergate for TIME in 1974. He has covered ten presidential administrations, from JFK to Obama. Brack's photos have appeared in TIME, NEWSWEEK, and LIFE, where Brack averaged a picture a week for twenty-three years.
Presidential Picture Stories: Behind the Cameras at the White House delivers a wonderful collection of historical photos from an assortment of White House photographers that includes everyone from Woodrow Wilson to the present. And of course, each picture has a story and Brack does an excellent job telling each of these stories behind the pictures, the presidents, and the photographers themselves.If you love history and photography, don't miss this one.
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