Visual History John LiBretto
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Visual History with John LiBretto

Interviewed by: Dennis Mazzocco

Veteran television director John LiBretto shares his 45-plus year career in news and sports, including notable assignments such as directing the first “Town Hall Meeting” debate for the 1992 presidential elections and highlights from directing Summer Olympics.

Director John LiBretto describes how he created the layout for shooting the town hall-style debate format during the 1992 presidential race.

LiBretto talks about the role of the director in building the energy of a Presidential National Convention and recounts a personal moment between Barack and Michelle Obama he captured at the 2012 event.

LiBretto speaks about the significant impact his Directors Guild membership has had on his life and career.