James P. Blair

Being There


Aired On: Mar 20, 2014

James P. Blair discusses National Geographic’s long history of covering important world events in addition to its better-known natural history and geography stories.


James P. Blair

From 1962 to 1994, James P. Blair served as a staff photographer for National Geographic. He has had 47 stories published and over 2000 pictures printed in the magazine, including major coverage of Yugoslavia, Czechoslovakia, Ethiopia, West Africa, Iran, Greece and the United States.  

As a result of his coverage of South Africa, Blair was made a Poynter Fellow...

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Organized in collaboration with National Geographic magazine, this exhibit celebrates the iconic publication’s 125-year anniversary.


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