Evening with photographer Harry Benson

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Venue/Location

UHM Art Auditorium: Honolulu, HI

Date

November 14, 2015 at 6:30 pm - 11:59 pm

Details

Come spend an evening with world-renowned photographer Harry Benson in celebration of Canon's 40th anniversary in Hawaii.

Scottish-born photojournalist Benson arrived in America with the Beatles in 1964. He has photographed every U.S. president from Eisenhower to Obama; was just feet away from Bobby Kennedy the night he was assassinated; in the room with Nixon when he resigned; on the Meredith march with Martin Luther King Jr.; was next to Coretta Scott King at her husband's funeral; on maneuvers with the IRA; was there when the Berlin Wall went up and when it came down; and covered the aftermath of Katrina in New Orleans.

Benson was under contract to LIFE Magazine from 1970 to 2000. His photographs appear in major magazines including Vanity Fair, Newsweek, Time, Architectural Digest, Paris Match and the London Sunday Times Magazine.

Contact Information

Phone: (808) 956-8244

University of Hawai‘i Alumni