Month: July 2018

For the Love of the Craft: Preview “Chris Craft, An American Classic

Since its beginnings in 1874 in Algonac, Michigan, Chris-Craft has built boats of timeless beauty that evoke a certain passion in those who see them. The varnished mahogany runabouts of yesteryear and their modern sisterships share the same design ethos: gorgeous lines, high quality, and undeniable style. As probably the most recognizable boating brand in the world, the mere mention of the name Chris-Craft conjures images of classic wooden boats, American flags waving in the wind, and memories being made on the water.

Remembering a Fourth of July Spent with Bobby Kennedy

Fourth of July weekend in 1966: I flew to Boise, Idaho, to photograph Bobby Kennedy’s family vacation on the Snake River, called the River of New Return. Life magazine had been given the precise location of the Kennedy campsite, and, lucky for me, the Life photographer Enrico Sarsini and I were on the same plane to Boise. He was a jovial sort and told me to come along with him. I have to admit that after working on London’s extremely competitive Fleet Street I would not have been so generous and would have kept the campsite location to myself.