April 24, 2018
Photographer behind this viral sensation shares backstory and the message he sees in this image.
‘They are real people a| I think it really says a lot about the kinship that this very select group of people has for each other. They’ve all served. It’s not so much about the politics at that time. It’s about honoring a very select member of that club.’
Photographer Paul Morse to Time magazine. Morse worked for George W. Bush in the White House but has gone on to work with both the Clintons, Bushes and beyond.
Morse estimates he had 4 shots to capture this image of multi-generations of American leaders. Read his description of the experience:
- ‘It Was Very Natural.’ The Story Behind the Viral Photo of 4 Former Presidents and First LadiesA http://time.com/5250307/barbara-bush-obama-clinton-trump-funeral-photo/?xid=tcoshare#352b4f95-bc81-476f-ba61-3552444c4b7b
- Paul Morse: Instagram Account:A https://www.instagram.com/p/Bh60UKLnTFw/
- President and Mrs George H W Bush post-White House spokesman Jim McGrath:A 1 of 2: Final photos from the funeral of former First Lady Barbara P. Bush. (Credit: @PaulMorsePhoto – Office of George H. W. Bush)A https://twitter.com/jgm41/status/988038595805171712
by Jenna Lee,