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

The movie offers a fresh and candid viewpoint on life and work behind the famous facade of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

Director:

Jody Lenkoski (as Jody Lenkoski Schiliro)

Writers:

Jody Lenkoski (as Jody Lenkoski Shiliro), Jody Schiliro

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Cast

Credited cast:
Samantha Appleton Samantha Appleton ... Herself - Photographer
Ollie Atkins Ollie Atkins ... Himself - Chief Photographer, President Richard Nixon
Joe Biden ... Himself
Wolf Blitzer ... Himself (voice) (archive footage)
George Bush ... Himself
George W. Bush ... Himself
Jimmy Carter ... Himself (archive footage)
Bill Clinton ... Himself
Hillary Clinton ... Herself
Eric Draper Eric Draper ... Himself - Chief Photographer, President George W. Bush
Rahm Emanuel ... Himself (archive footage)
Jon Favreau ... Himself
Betty Ford ... Herself (archive footage)
Gerald Ford ... Himself (archive footage)
Morgan Freeman ... Himself - Narrator (voice)
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Storyline

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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Taglines:

50 Years in the Oval Office

Genres:

Documentary

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 November 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Obama White House: Through the Lens See more »

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Budget:

$350,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(original)

Color:

Color (HD)| Color (archive footage)| Black and White (archive footage)

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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