Don GonyeaDon Gonyea is a NPR National Political Correspondent based in Washington, D.C., and travels throughout the United States covering elections and the country's political climate. His reports can be heard on all NPR programs and at NPR.org.
David Kennerly says this 1968 photo of his, taken in Los Angeles at the beginning of Robert F. Kennedy's presidential campaign, captures what it meant to cover the chaotic and carefree period as a photojournalist. "Everybody could get close, everybody wanted to," he says.
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Former Massey CEO and West Virginia Republican senatorial candidate Don Blankenship (center) greets supporters Doug Smith and Wanda Smith prior to a town hall in Logan, W.Va., on Jan. 18.