Ronald T. Bennett

Ron Bennett has an uncanny ability to get where the action is and behind the scenes of a story with his camera. 

His career began as a newspaper photographer in Oregon, after which he joined the staff of United Press International, Los Angeles, California and then Washington, D.C. While at UPI he was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for his photographs of the assassination of Senator Robert F. Kennedy. He has received numerous other photo honors including awards from the National Headliners, White MaicHouse News Photographers, National Press Photographers, World Press Photo, California News Photographers and Los Angeles NewsPhotographers. He worked with Presidents from Kennedy to Obama and their Cabinets. Exhibitor in several juriedarts shows in Southern California and Arizona. Marketing photographs and note cards nationally and internationally.

Bennett has photographed some of his generation's biggest stories including: Watts riots, Charles Manson murders of Sharon Tate; Anti-war demonstrations; bombing of the U.S. Capitol; Watergate; the return of POW's from Vietnam; Vietnam My Lai courts-martial; Three Mile Island melt down; Eruption of Mount St. Helen's; Fall of the Shah of Iran; Commercial airline crashes; Space shuttles; Pope John Paul visit to the USA, Hollywood; Academy Awards; Olympics; Championship NFL, NBA, NHL; World Series baseball; Rose Bowl; World Champion Heavyweight Boxing; National Democratic and Republican Conventions; Campaign of Presidents; Inauguration of Presidents; Travel with Presidents of the United States, both abroad and within the USA; President Nixon's resignation; President Ford's pardon of Nixon; Camp David Peace Accord; United Nations;  Fine Art and Stock Photography.  


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