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I Photographed 11 US Presidents

Scottish photographer Harry Benson who has photographed every US president from Eisenhower to Obama and was feet away from Bobby Kennedy when he was assassinated.

Harry Benson has been a photographer for 50 years, capturing many significant moments in recent history. He was feet away from Bobby Kennedy on the night he was assassinated, he marched with Martin Luther King, and he has photographed every US president from Eisenhower to Obama. Harry Benson: 50 Years Behind the Lens will be at Mallett Antiques, in Mayfair, central London, from February 4 to 15, 2014.

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(Image: Scottish photographer Harry Benson. Credit: Gigi Benson.)

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