Covering third world politics, development and environmental issues, Neal Menschel has photographed seven U.S. Presidents and numerous world leaders. He served as staff photographer for the Anchorage Daily News and director of photography for the Christian Science Monitor. He also freelanced for The New York Times, Newsweek, MIT, Tufts, People, Geo, Front Line, Yankee, corporate clients and other publications. Additionally, Menschel instructed documentary photography at Boston University, directed photography for the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies and currently instructs at Stanford University.
Santa Clara Valley native Curt Fukuda has applied his background in filmmaking, photography, research and writing to numerous multi-cultural narrative projects since 1980. In the past year, Fukuda used a personal archive of interviews and photographs to create more than 35 videos for Hidden Histories of San Jose Japantown (youtube.com/c/HiddenHistoriesofSanJoseJapantown), along with organizing and moderating live broadcasts. Fukuda also archived the Jack Matsuoka collection with Jim Nagareda for the Japanese American Museum of San Jose. You can find his "Hakone Gardens and Executive Order 9066" video on Vimeo.
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