Retired KGO photographer Buck Joseph

Retired KGO photographer Buck Joseph, of Walnut Creek, died earlier this month of natural causes. He was 90. Buck, an Emmy Award-winning television news cameraman, retired in 1984 after 20 years with KGO-TV Channel 7 News in San Francisco.
Retired KGO photographer Buck Joseph, of Walnut Creek, died earlier this month of natural causes. He was 90. Buck, an Emmy Award-winning television news cameraman, retired in 1984 after 20 years with KGO-TV Channel 7 News in San Francisco.

Harold A. “Buck” Joseph had a front-row seat to the most tumultuous events in recent Bay Area history. Through the lens of his camera, the ex-Marine and avid ballroom dancer watched the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s unfold, the Black Panthers, the Free Speech Movement, the San Francisco State University sit-ins and two presidential assassination attempts. Continue reading “Retired KGO photographer Buck Joseph”