The Resource First cameraman : documenting the Obama presidency in real time, Arun Chaudhary

First cameraman : documenting the Obama presidency in real time, Arun Chaudhary

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First cameraman : documenting the Obama presidency in real time
Title
First cameraman
Title remainder
documenting the Obama presidency in real time
Statement of responsibility
Arun Chaudhary
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "The first official White House videographer chronicles his time capturing behind-the-scenes moments of the president and his administrationFrom the early months of the 2008 campaign and through the first two and a half years of the Obama administration, Arun Chaudhary had a unique perspective on the president of the United States. "I'm sort of like President Obama's wedding videographer," he explains, "if every day was a wedding with the same groom but a constantly rotating set of hysterical guests."Some of the moments Chaudhary captures are small, like the president throwing warm-up pitches deep inside Busch Stadium in St. Louis before the All-Star game. Some are intensely emotional, as when Obama comforts a grieving teenager whose father had died in a devastating tornado. And some are just plain bizarre--like getting thrown out of the Indian parliament by his belt, or being trapped in a White House bathroom while Obama conducts a YouTube town hall on the other side of the door. Film and politics have been intertwined ever since the first Edison reels rattled in projection halls a century ago. But with the advent of new technologies and a new public that is hungry for images of their leaders, Chaudhary has been in the right place at the right time to participate in the interplay of film and politics at the very highest level. His entertaining and eye-opening book--which includes stories and images of key players such as Barack and Michelle Obama, Joe Biden, and Hillary Clinton, among others--gives readers a unique view of their government and their president in these historic and challenging times"--
  • "From the early months of the 2008 campaign and through the first two and a half years of the Obama administration, Arun Chaudhary had a unique perspective on the president of the United States. "I'm sort of like President Obama's wedding videographer," he explains, "if every day was a wedding with the same groom but a constantly rotating set of hysterical guests." Some of the moments Chaudhary captures are small, like the president throwing warm-up pitches deep inside Busch Stadium in St. Louis before the All-Star game. Some are intensely emotional, as when Obama comforts a grieving teenager whose father had died in a devastating tornado. And some are just plain bizarre--like getting thrown out of the Indian parliament by his belt, or being trapped in a White House bathroom while Obama conducts a YouTube town hall on the other side of the door. Film and politics have been intertwined ever since the first Edison reels rattled in projection halls a century ago. But with the advent of new technologies and a new public that is hungry for images of their leaders, Chaudhary has been in the right place at the right time to participate in the interplay of film and politics at the very highest level. His entertaining and eye-opening book--which includes stories and images of key players such as Barack and Michelle Obama, Joe Biden, and Hillary Clinton, among others--gives readers a unique view of their government and their president in these historic and challenging times"--
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  • Provided by publisher
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Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chaudhary, Arun
Dewey number
  • 070.4/9092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E901.1.C47
LC item number
A3 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chaudhary, Arun
  • Obama, Barack
  • Photojournalists
  • Video journalism
  • United States
  • United States
Label
First cameraman : documenting the Obama presidency in real time, Arun Chaudhary
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/722/9780805095722/image/lgcover.9780805095722.jpg
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Publication
Note
Includes index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 306 p.
Isbn
9780805095722
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012014019
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)768168934
  • 458010
  • (OCoLC)ocn768168934
  • 458010
Label
First cameraman : documenting the Obama presidency in real time, Arun Chaudhary
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/722/9780805095722/image/lgcover.9780805095722.jpg
Publication
Note
Includes index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 306 p.
Isbn
9780805095722
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012014019
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)768168934
  • 458010
  • (OCoLC)ocn768168934
  • 458010

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