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  • Pictures: Barack Obama as a college freshman

    12/17/2008 11:09:43 PM PST · by bruinbirdman · 52 replies · 4,083+ views
    The Times ^ | 12/17/2008 | Tom Baldwin in Washington
    Cigarette clamped between thumb and finger, a louche Barack Obama leans back with smouldering eyes and draws smoke deep into his lungs. Taken in 1980, the picture shows Barack Obama as a college freshman The President elect posed for student photographer Lisa Jack at Occidental College in Los Angeles, California Ms Jack kept the images locked in a safe during the election campaign so they could not be used for political purposes When he agreed to model for an aspiring photographer’s portfolio, the prospect of this image reemerging 28 years later as he prepared to enter the White House probably...
  • Photos Show President Barack Obama as Barry the Freshman

    09/01/2009 5:41:50 AM PDT · by justkate · 14 replies · 2,037+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 09.01.2009 | Mike Boehm
    A public that wants to know everything about Barack Obama can thank Lisa Jack for a glimpse of what the future president was like when he was just another college freshman...with a partly unbuttoned Oxford shirt, a big Panama hat and puffs of cigarette smoke as his props of choice for projecting that coveted aura of post-adolescent confidence and cool... The callow kid kicking back on a couch in a living room near L.A.'s Occidental College, where he and Jack were students, may not have been the image the Obama campaign wanted to project. "I'm sure Hillary would have paid...
  • Photos of a young Obama reveal a campus hunk (the adulation of the media messiah continues...)

    05/29/2009 6:10:17 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 148 replies · 5,174+ views
    The Belleville News / The Associated Press ^ | May. 29, 2009 | John Rogers
    He was tall and stunningly good looking, a guy who could appear pensive and serious one moment and then, with smoke from an unfiltered cigarette swirling around his face, morph into the hippest looking dude this side of James Dean. Which is why budding photographer Lisa Jack knew the moment she saw Barack Obama walk into the campus snack shop at Los Angeles' Occidental College in 1980 that she had to get the freshman in front of a camera. "I was doing portraits of fellow students, the cool people on campus," Jack, a slender, 49-year-old bundle of energy, recalled this...