For more than 70 years, Americans have had an unprecedented glimpse of it's leader through the unflinching eye of photojournalism. Arguably, it's easy to conclude that photojournalism came of age during this same period of time -- from the Great Depression, lunar landings, to Hurricane Katrina, photography has given us a look at the most powerful people on the planet.
Now, an exhibition of White House photography is on the road to share the insider's view. The Pictures of the Year International’s (POYi) historical exhibition, ‘The Presidential Image: 70 Years of the Best in White House Photography,’ is traveling to Western Kentucky University and then on to the Lynn University Library at Boca Raton, Fla., where it will featured at an upcoming presidential debate.
According to exhibition sponsors, the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) at the Missouri School of Journalism. RJI, Western Kentucky University and Miller’s Professional Imaging of Columbia, Mo., "The 16-panel presentation chronicles presidential life from the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration through the George W. Bush and Barack Obama terms."
Further, "The exhibition is on tour across the United States to provide citizens with historic news photographs and a look into behind-the-scenes life inside the White House."
The show will be in Bowling Green, Kentucky from Sept. 27 through Oct. 15. Then, it will move on to Boca Raton, Florida from Oct. 18 through Oct. 24.
Pictures of the Year International is now seeking other host sites for the show. If interested contact: Contact POYi Director Rick Shaw at 573-864-7691 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.