How Trump’s mugshot is changing photography of presidents
As photography keeps evolving, so does the way Presidents are captured on camera, from Presidential portraits to selfies. The latest historical moment is President Trump’s mugshot, from Fulton County jail in Georgia. Joining us to put Trump’s mugshot in perspective is a historian of Photography, professor at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, author, and guest writer for the New York Times, Cara Finnegan.
Historian focusing on the role of photography in public life
Professor • Dept. of Communication • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Author • “Photographic Presidents: Making History from Daguerreotype to Digital” (2021)