APA Sponsors Pete Souza Lecture

Tue 03rd Oct, 2017 – 7:00pm–9:00pm

By APA Admin in Atlanta

Speakers:

  • Pete Souza

Tue 03rd Oct, 2017
7:00pm–9:00pm

Cecil B. Day Chapel Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum
453 Freedom Pkwy NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

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Atlanta Celebrates Photography produces the largest annual community-oriented photo festival in the US. 

October 2017 marks the 19th annual festival. Learn more about it here: http://acpinfo.org/about.html


© Peter Souza

APA Atlanta is proud to sponsor Atlanta Celebrates Photography‘s Pete Souza lecture on Tuesday, October 3rd at the Carter Center. 

Pete Souza was the acclaimed Chief Official White House Photographer for President Obama and President Reagan. During Obama’s eight years as president, Pete took close to two million photographs. To truly document both of the President’s lives, Pete would take on the responsibility of attending every meeting the president was a part of, all the time. It was important for him to capture the president not just as a leader, but as a human being.

In addition to the national political scene, Pete has covered stories around the world. After 9/11, he was among the first journalists to cover the fall of Kabul, Afghanistan, after crossing the Hindu Kush Mountains by horseback in three feet of snow. Pete has appeared on ABC’s 20-20. Dateline NBC, CBS Sunday Morning, NBC Nightly News, Fox News Sunday, and Fox Friends and Family.

Since “retirement” Pete Souza has become an Instagram sensation by quietly posting opportune images from his archive and has been working on a book to be released later this fall. He is currently a “free agent”, hoping that the Boston Red Sox need a utility player in the coming season.

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