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Forty Years Ago Today–Nixon’s Farewell

By David Hume Kennerly | Aug 9, 2014

Column 1 Nixon looks at White House for last time as president before boarding helicopter. Column 2 Nixon departs after resigning, contact sheet Nixon resigning, and leaving the White House forty years ago today, was one of the top five stories that I’ve covered in my career as a photographer. The others, in no particular […] Read More

40 Year Anniversary of Nixon Resignation

By David Hume Kennerly | Aug 7, 2014

”‹Kennerly’s observations on CBS This MorningCapturing the last days of Nixon’s controversial presidency AUGUST 17, 2014, 8:43 AM |Friday marks the 40-year anniversary of President Richard Nixon’s resignation after his role in the Watergate cover-up was exposed. Ben Tracy talks with two men who captured behind-the-scenes moments in photographs and audio, revealing more about those […] Read More

Sneak Peek at Some of My New iPhone Book Photos

By David Hume Kennerly | Jul 30, 2014

Here are three photos from my new book, “David Hume Kennerly On the iPhone,” that is coming out this fall. The project is my attempt to share a bit of what I’ve learned in my decades of being a professional photographer in the hope of passing along some of my techniques so that others can […] Read More

30 Years Ago at Los Angeles Olympics

By David Hume Kennerly | Jul 30, 2014

Coach Bela Karoli lifts up Mary Lou Retton after she won a gold medal in the 1984 Olympics in L.A. I moved to Los Angeles in 1984 to cover the Olympics and to attend the American Film Institute directing program in the fall. I haven’t left!

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On the iPhone Sneak Peek

By David Hume Kennerly | Jul 23, 2014

In stores in October.  Click here for more info and to pre-order    

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Gallery of Great Vietnam Photos

By David Hume Kennerly | Jun 20, 2014

These are some of the best from friends, colleague and  my fellow Vietnam War photographers, most of them now gone:  http://www.cnn.com/2014/06/19/world/gallery/iconic-vietnam-war-photos/index.html?sr=sharebar_facebook

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New York Area appearances – June 25 & 27

By David Hume Kennerly | Jun 16, 2014

Two David Hume Kennerly Events Sponsored by Canon Camera Explorers of Light B & H Photo Manhattan 4-6pm Wednesday, June 25”‹The B&H Event Space is located on the second floor of the B&H Super Store, located at 420 9th Ave, New York, NY 10001. More info or register”‹Unique Photo Expo6-8pm Friday, June 27”‹ ”‹Unique Photo Superstore123 […] Read More

Bush at 90

By David Hume Kennerly | Jun 14, 2014

CIA Director George Bush during Lebanon crisis in 1976. The former president turned 90 two days ago, and is still going strong. I first met him 40 years ago, and he has always been one of my favorite politicians (and people!).

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Heading Up to the EG in Monterey

By David Hume Kennerly | May 1, 2014

                    http://www.the-eg.com/  This is a great conference!

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Latest additions to @merriamwebster dictionary. I wonder if there’s a word for clowns who have an abnormal fear of a deep state? #clowns #deepstate ...

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Back when diplomacy mattered. This week is the 41st Anniversary of the Camp David Accords that led to peace between Israel and Egypt. Here’s my pic of Israeli PM Menachem Begin, U.S. President Jimmy Carter, and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat at Camp David. Begin and Sadat received the Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts, and Carter had the satisfaction of brokering this great achievement. #campdavidaccords #anwarsadat #menachembegin #jimmycarter #peace #diplomacy #campdavid ...

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The #haydenplanetarium at the #americanmuseumofnaturalhistorynyc #nyc ...

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At Nicola’s, my favorite #nyc dining spot, with #1 son Byron Kennerly @lordbyron Great evening in a place with tons of Kennerly history on the walls dating back over 40 years. Follow Byron on Instagram: @totallyeffnlost — You might regret it at first, but it grows on you, and he has a perpetually funny take on life! ...

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The #59thstreetbridge aka Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge today. #nyc #newyorkcity ...

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Sunset and moonrise over New Jersey yesterday #red #orange #moonrise #sunset ...

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On July 4, 1976, the 200th birthday of our country, President Ford looked out the window of his helicopter at the World Trade Center. Today is the 18th anniversary of the attack on the towers. #911 #wtc ...

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The Day After. On September 12, 2001, firemen and soldiers unfurl an American flag next to where the hijacked jet crashed into the #pentagon — It was an inspiring sight for all of us who were there. #911 ...

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The #moon in a #cloud over #phoenix tonight. #phoenicianhotel ...

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Taxiing to the terminal in #Phoenix yesterday, late afternoon. Only 100 degrees, but a dry heat... ...

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In the room. My photograph of the secret and consequential meeting on this day, Sept. 5, 1974, 45 years ago, as President Ford discussed pardoning his predecessor Richard Nixon with, (L-R) Phil Buchen, Ford's chief counsel, Al Haig, chief of staff, and Benton Becker, Ford's emissary to Nixon. Right afterward Becker flew to San Clemente to negotiate with Nixon and his staff about the terms of the pardon. #history ...

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