Memoirs' of working with world leaders, historical events and a little drinking time with the Jazz greats of the 1950's & 1960's. Ralph in his later years while sick and unable to do much else other than write. He recounted much of his life in writings about working with historical figures, and his about life and history as he observed it through a camera lens. He served in the Navy and also worked in the Pentagon under the Department of Defense where he worked with and got to know several high level public figures. He had a gift to be able to speak with Generals and homeless people both with respect and understanding; he brings the life of several of these people back in his writings. He shows an intimate side of people, music and historical events of the 1950’s – 1960’s.
Ralph Seghers While working as a photographer worked with and got to know world leaders, jazz musicians, and most important the regular people of the world and their struggles that often go unrecorded or noticed in history. His writings bring a side to some of these stories that has been forgotten, or was simply never recorded. History tends to lose the intimate side of life, taking great events and grouping the story of many in to one, thus losing the human experience of history. These stories bring personal life into the historical events showing the intimate human side to what he witnessed and felt.