Robert Hopkins

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Robert Hopkins is the president of the Harry Hopkins Public Service Institute, which honors his father's service as the Secretary of Commerce under President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Hopkins, who covered the Yalta Conference as Roosevelt's personal photographer in 1945, became a prominent documentary producer, and worked with the Central Intelligence Agency in Europe and South America. He published his memoirs, Witness to History: Recollections of a World War II Photographer, in 2003.

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June/July 2005

A cameraman at Yalta tells what it was like to spend a few days in claustrophobic luxury with Winston Churchill and Franklin Roosevelt— and to be offered a job by Joseph Stalin