Lost Photos That Show A New Side Of History

By Sarah Norman | May 30, 2023

A photo from the Bush to Obama transition - First Lady Laura Bush, Barbara Bush, Jenna Bush, Sasha Obama, and Malia Obama. (2009)

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During the transition between the Bush and Obama presidencies in 2008. the Bush family went out of their way to make sure that the young Obama girls felt at home in their new space, something that can be daunting for anyone but especially two girls who were about to become huge fixtures in the public eye.

While looking back on the transition, Jenna Hager Bush wrote about her time showing the Obama girls around the White House. She wrote on Instagram:

Twelve years ago (!!!) today—I drove from my job teaching in Baltimore to meet my mom and sister in DC to show the next residents of this house their new home. Barbara and I taught the girls how to slide down the banister and all the secrets of the White House we loved as little girls—the best hiding spots, the movie theatre, and bowling alley. We showed them our rooms that would soon be theirs. Twelve years! PS I love my 'teacher outfit' it makes me nostalgic for that time.

Samuel L. Jackson, John Travolta, Harvey Keitel and film director Quentin Tarantino on the set of Pulp Fiction (1993)

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Say what again. Three of the most quotable words in film history. While Tarantino had scored an indie hit with Reservoir Dogs in 1992, it was Pulp Fiction that changed cinema forever. Not just a standard crime movie, the film brings together all of Tarantino's cinematic proclivities into one beautiful film.

Pulp Fiction was only Tarantino's second movie, but it's a completely realized piece of art. It combines realism with the surreal and film references with wholly unique moments to create a film like no other. While speaking about the film upon its release Tarantino said that he loved to ride the line of the real and the artifice:

I like movies that mix things up. My favorite sheer cinematic sequences in Pulp Fiction, like the 00 sequence, play like, Oh my God, this is so f*cking intense, all right; at the same time, it’s also funny. Half the audience is tittering, the other half is diving under the seat. The torture scene in Reservoir Dogs works that way, too. I get a kick out of doing that. There’s realism and there’s movie-movie-ness. I like them both.