Olaf Hartong


How I got myself to meet Hillary Clinton.

It is a cold February winter day in 2008. I am a graduating art student working an internship for James Nachtwey, one of my great examples in photography, in New York City. Because of my interest in politics I wanted to capture a campaign rally for the presidential primaries between Obama and Hillary Clinton. I found out there was a Town Hall meeting scheduled for that night called Hillary‚Äôs Voices Across America: A National Town Hall which was to be broadcasted live on the Hallmark channel. This peeked my interest. Not knowing the concept of a Town Hall I naively pictured masses of people rooting... read more »