January 26, 2009

 

The Defining Moments of Preznit Bush in Photographs




...courtesy of filmmaker Errol Morris, AP (The Associated Press), AFP (Agence France-Presse) and Thomson Reuters:
"During the last week of the Bush administration, I asked the head photo editors of these news services — Vincent Amalvy (AFP), Santiago Lyon (AP) and Jim Bourg (Reuters) — to pick the photographs of the president that they believe captured the character of the man and of his administration. There are overlapping pictures — of the president with a bullhorn at Ground Zero, of the president looking out the window of Air Force One over New Orleans, of the president receiving the news on the morning of 9/11. It is interesting that these pictures are different. They may be of the same scene, but they have different content. They speak in a different way."
Click the link above for Morris' entire article. Here are three of my "favorite" pics:







- Asked by Woodward how history would judge the war, Bush replied: "History. We don't know. We'll all be dead."

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