For some reason lost to history there are a very large number of photos of President Hackerman in the files, enough so that I’ve gradually noticed some themes begin to develop. (My earlier “Obsolete Technology + Norman Hackerman” post shows what I mean.)
Today, a couple of examples of another classic Norman picture: standing with hands in pocket. There must be a dozen such images in one collection or another, these are simply two that crossed my path yesterday. First up, in his office with Prime Minister Edward Heath in 1983:
Next, a rather more intriguing photograph, complete with some nice obsolete technology. It’s unlabeled and undated but likely very, very close to the beginning of Hackerman’s administration:
I recognize a couple of people here—the longtime Dean, Holmes Richter, is the tall bald fellow and Chemistry Professor John Margrave is beside him—but I don’t know where they are.
Bonus: I felt a small chill yesterday when I saw some guys surveying the lot I park in.