'The Way I See It' review: The Obama years, through the lens of longtime Chicago photographer Pete Souza

Pete Souza served as the official White House photographer for a pair of two-term presidents, one a Republican hero, Ronald Reagan, and a Democratic hero: Barack Obama.The son of Portuguese emigres, a nurse and a boat mechanic, Souza worked as a Chicago Tribune photographer (1998-2007) and, before that, a Chicago Sun-Times photojournalist (one of 25 — 25! — in 1982-1983). His lavish account of the Obama years, “Obama: An Intimate Portrait,” became a bestseller, and Souza followed it up with “Shade: A Tale of Two Presidents.” The new documentary “The Way I See It” grew out of those two books, a…

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