It Seems Like Yesterday

In 1984 I was given what I consider to be a very interesting assignment from LIFE magazine, quite challenging and possibly of historic value: to photograph all 23 living descendants of the presidents of the United States. The children included—if you can imagine the contrast-—Francis Grover Cleveland, whose father was president when the Statue of …

It Seems Like Yesterday

We first met in 1966 when Ronald Reagan was running for Governor of California with his beautiful wife by his side. Then in 1976, I traveled through New Hampshire with the governor, with Nancy Reagan again by his side, as he campaigned for the Republican nomination for president.  Theirs was a grueling schedule, campaigning nonstop from …

It Seems Like Yesterday

Elizabeth Taylor is probably the greatest film star who ever lived. She certainly believed in marriage. There was no one more glamorous or, for that matter, more controversial. Let’s start with controversial. I remember rushing off to Rome in 1962 without even stopping to pack a bag and found the entire Fleet Street press entourage …