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Photographing History: Fred J. Maroon and the Nixon Years, 1970-1974

Grade Range: 5-12
Resource Type(s): Reference Materials
Date Posted: 10/17/2009

Students will learn about Nixon's presidency as well as the importance of photojournalism through the use of behind-the-scenes photographs and oral history interviews with photographer Fred Maroon. A timeline of events covering the years 1968-1974 is also included. The images included in this online resource offer a powerful record of an unsettling time in American History. Maroon was granted unusual access to the Nixon White House to document the 1970 reelection campaign as well as the major events of the Watergate controversy.