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The George Bush Foundation Lecture Series

The George Bush Foundation Lecture Series

Monday, April 11, 2016

On Monday night, the Foundation hosted “The George Bush Foundation Lecture Series”, presented by Wells Fargo, with three former members of President George H.W. Bush’s staff to discuss their various works on the President’s life. The speakers included Chase Untermeyer, author of “When Things Went Right”, John Sununu, author of “The Quiet Man: The Indispensable Presidency of George H. W. Bush” and Mary Kate Cary, executive producer of “41ON41”. The trio shared personal stories and memories of working with President Bush, focusing both on the impact that he has had on our nation as well as the lighter side of his personality and humor that he is so well known for. 

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Karl Rove- “The Triumph of William McKinley"

Karl Rove- “The Triumph of William McKinley"

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

On Wednesday night, The George Bush Presidential Library Foundation hosted Karl Rove, political strategist and former Deputy Chief of Staff to President George H.W. Bush. Rove discussed in depth his new book, The Triumph of William McKinley: Why the Election of 1896 Still Matters, acclaimed by the New York Times as a “richly-detailed, moment-by-moment account.” Following his talk and a question-and-answer session, Rove stayed for a reception and book signing. 

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Robert M. Gates- “A Passion for Leadership”

Robert M. Gates- “A Passion for Leadership”

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Former Texas A&M University President Robert M. Gates returned to College Station Wednesday night to be a featured speaker at The George Bush Presidential Library Foundation’s William Waldo Cameron Forum on Public Affairs. Gates’ talk focused on his new book, A Passion for Leadership: Lessons on Change and Reform from Fifty Years of Public Service, which shares his insight on operating and reforming major organizations. Following his talk, Gates personalized and sold copies of his books for audience members

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Laughs and love highlight 2014 Vintner Dinner and Wine Auction

Laughs and love highlight 2014 Vintner Dinner and Wine Auction

Monday, November 24, 2014

A night of raucous laughs provided by conservative comedic darling Dennis Miller, and love for the 41st President of the United States, George H.W. Bush, marked the annual fundraiser for George Bush Presidential Library Foundation held Thursday night. 

Three generations of Bush Family members, including President Bush, Barbara Bush, Neil Bush and his wife and son, Maria and Pierce Bush, packed the ballroom at the Royal Sonesta hotel for the Foundation's most successful event to date. 

Over a sumptuous meal paired with six world-class wines, guests including Senator Ted Cruz and wife Heidi, and former Houston Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips and his wife Laurie, paid tribute to President Bush and raised more than $650,000 for the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M and the Foundation. 

The annual Vintner Dinner and Wine Auction featured a variety of great wines in its silent and live auctions, including a one-of-a-kind 5-litre 2012 Kosta Browne Winery Gap’s Crown Pinot Noir, etched with a silhouette of President and Mrs. Bush, luxurious excursions to Kennebunkport, ME, and Sonoma County, CA, and 41 bottles of exclusive Moët Hennessy Champagne. Décor was provided by Richard Flowers and The Events Company.

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First look at our new look.

First look at our new look.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Big things are happening at the George Bush Presidential Library Center. We’ve spent the last year working to build a cohesive brand, improve our communications and strengthen our web presence - all to better support our mission of preserving history and promoting public service.

Tonight, we’re introducing our new logo system and launching our new website. We’re thrilled to have the President’s stamp of approval, and can’t wait for you, and the world, to see it too.

A special thanks to our branding partner, Belmont Icehouse, and our website partner, 20/10 Solutions. You did excellent work, and it shows.


Bush 41 and Bush 43 together for launch of new biography.

Bush 41 and Bush 43 together for launch of new biography.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The George Bush Presidential Library Foundation hosted President George W. Bush, the 43rd President of the United States, on November 11, 2014, as he launched his new book – “41: A Portrait of My Father”. His father, President George H.W. Bush, the 41st President, was in the audience, looking on as his son told stories the laughter, faith, friendship and grace.

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Robert Schuman Medal.

Robert Schuman Medal.

Monday, November 10, 2014

President George Bush 41 received the Robert Schuman Medal from European Parliament's Christian Democrats also known as European's People Party. This honor was given in recognition of his cornerstone role in the reunification of Germany during his Presidency 25 years ago.

Press Releases

1/18/2017

COLLEGE STATION, Jan. 18, 2017 — Neil Bush, son of the 41st President of the United States George H.W. Bush, will read about his father at Texas A&M University at a unique, no-cost, distance-learning opportunity for students across the globe on Thursday, Jan. 26 at 10 a.m. at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center.

 The Tenth Annual Reading Discovery Program, hosted by the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, and Discovery Education, will honor First Lady Barbara Bush’s legacy of literacy and her public service to all Americans.

 

Neil Bush will read about his father’s personal diplomacy during his service in China as chief liaison.

 Additional speakers will include Director of Presidential Libraries Susan Donius, who will explore the roles of Presidential libraries and museums and diplomacy in presidential history; and Discovery Education's Patrick Vennebush, who will answer questions about digital learning games and educational technology. Moderating the program will be award-winning television broadcaster Mike Wright from KBTX and KWTX. There will be a Q&A session via global video conference with students from across the country and overseas.

 Discovery Education is the leading provider of digital content for K-12 classrooms, event organizers say.

 

This program also coincides with the official launch of “White House Dinner Dash,” a free interactive learning game app. Available on Apple (iPhone/iPad), Google Play (Android/tablet), and online at whitehousedinnerdash.com, the game is focused on the value of personal diplomacy and will be demonstrated during the program.

“Today’s tech-savvy students are at home in a digital world,” explains Vennebush.  “Digital content and games are unique resources teachers can use to immerse students in classroom instruction. I am looking forward to participating in this event and sharing with attendees a new perspective on the future of education.”

To register for the video conference, live stream or recording visit www. connect2texas.net/bush41 or call 979-691-4006.

 About the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

The mission of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is to preserve and make available the records and artifacts of George H. W. Bush, 41st President of the United States. We promote civic literacy and increased historical understanding of our national experience, and foster a community of public service and volunteerism. For more information visit Bush41.org.

 About Discovery Education

Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-based digital content for K-12, transforming teaching and learning with award-winning digital textbooks, multimedia content, professional development, and the largest professional learning community of its kind. Explore the future of education at www.discoveryeducation.com.


11/21/2016

COLLEGE STATION, Nov, 21, 2016 – The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is proud announce our annual Holidays in the Rotunda celebration Dec. 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.! This free event takes place in front of the museum's magnificently decorated 19-foot Christmas tree in the rotunda.  There will be live entertainment and Santa's workshop will get you in the yuletide spirit. Children will be able to make holiday ornaments in the classroom, while a variety of entertainers will keep things festive in the rotunda. There will be cookies, hot chocolate and punch served during the activities.

The event in the rotunda is free, however regular prices apply for admission to the museum.

We will be collecting donations of canned and non-perishable food items for the Food for Families holiday food drive. Collection boxes will be at the main entrance near security. We will also be collecting new toys for Toys for Tots program. Come and enjoy the Holidays in the Rotunda event, and please help us feed the Brazos Valley this holiday season. Save $1 off regular admission price with a food donation (limit one per person, cannot be combined with other offers).

Texas A&M University and Blinn College students with valid identification will receive free admission to the library and all exhibits.

The mission of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is to preserve and make available the records and artifacts of George H. W. Bush, 41st President of the United States. The staff at the library works to promote civic literacy and increased historical understanding of our national experience, and foster a community of public service and volunteerism. Located on the campus of Texas A&M University – a premier public Tier 1 research university and home to more than 50,000 students – the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is part of the National Archives and Records Administration’s Presidential Libraries system.

The Bush Library is located at 1000 George Bush Drive West, College Station, TX, and is open Monday through Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., with the exceptions of Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. The Museum is fully handicapped accessible. For more information, call 979-691-4000 or go to bush41.org.

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Media contact: David Anaya, George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, at (979) 691-4069


11/16/2016

COLLEGE STATION, Nov, 16, 2016 – On December 1, 2016 officials from the community will light the  George Bush Presidential Library Center's Community Christmas Tree. Modeled after the tree lighting ceremony that takes place annually on the White House grounds, the ceremony begins at 5:30 p.m. and will include musical entertainment and celebrity guest tree lighters. The ceremony will take place outside, and a reception will follow inside.

Throughout the month, people are encouraged to take their family pictures in front of the beautifully decorated, beautifully lit tree.

The museum store will also be open during this event. Stop by and purchase the new 2016 Bush Presidential Library Christmas tree ornament.

The Bryan/College Station Chamber of Commerce's Business After Hours will take place in the rotunda following the lighting ceremony. This is an excellent networking opportunity and chance to find out how the Chamber can help businesses.

New toys and non-perishable food items will be collected to help make a difference in the Brazos Valley this Christmas! The Bush Library will be donating toys to Toys for Tots and food to the Food for Families Food Drive. 

For more information call (979) 691-4014 or email reservations.bush@nara.gov.

The Bush Library is located at 1000 George Bush Drive West, College Station, TX, and is open Monday through Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., with the exceptions of Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. The Museum is fully handicapped accessible. For more information, call 979-691-4000 or go to bush41.org.

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Media contact: David Anaya, George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, at (979) 691-4069 or david.anaya@nara.gov


8/1/2016

COLLEGE STATION, August 26-- The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum will honor military members and their families again this Veterans Day by offering free admission to all active-duty, retirees, veterans, Reservists, National Guard, and Coast Guard members as well as their families. Free admission is available for one service member and up to five members of his or her family.

 To commemorate the profound contribution of our veterans to the success of the Gulf War, the Presidential Library will give a free copy of the book, "25th Anniversary: The Liberation of Kuwait" to Gulf War Veterans and their family members. Already distributed to thousands of Gulf War Veterans and their families, this commemorative book tells the story of their bravery and sacrifice. Books will be available at the admission desk while supplies last.


 

The mission of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is to preserve and make available the records and artifacts of George H. W. Bush, 41st President of the United States. The Bush Library is located at 1000 George Bush Drive West, College Station, TX, and is open Monday through Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., with the exceptions of Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

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 Media contact: David Anaya, George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, at (979) 691-4069 or david.anaya@nara.gov.

 

 


8/29/2016

(COLLEGE STATION, Texas / August 29, 2016)  The George Bush Presidential Library Foundation is currently accepting applications from local area community organizations for its’ Community Grant Program. Grants carry a maximum award of $10,000. To be eligible, an organization must be a non-profit entity based in the Brazos Valley or a Texas A&M University recognized student organization.  Applicants must submit an application detailing their programming and budget requirements for the upcoming year. Applications can be submitted through the George Bush Foundation website at www.bush41.org/grants-awards. The deadline to submit applications is October 31, 2016. The 2017 Community Grant recipients will be announced in December.

David B. Jones, Chief Executive Officer of the George Bush Presidential Library Foundation, stated, "The Foundation is pleased to continue offering support to our local organizations through this Community Grant Program.  We encourage all eligible Brazos Valley and student organizations to apply."

ABOUT THE GEORGE BUSH PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY FOUNDATION

Established in 1991, the George Bush Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and is governed by a six-member board of directors. The George Bush Foundation sponsors a vibrant array of exhibits, lectures, conferences and special events.  Its focus is to bring public attention to prominent scholars, practitioners and artists in a format that invites public participation and exposure to leading cultural, scholarly and policy programs.

The George Bush Foundation works to preserve the historic legacy of President George Bush and supports the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, The Bush School of Government and Public Service and the local community.

Recipients of the 2016 Community Grants include Health for All, MSC FISH, Voices for Children, Family Promise of Bryan-College Station, Big Brothers Big Sisters, The Children’s Museum of the Brazos Valley, and Camp Kesem, among many others.

 

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Grant Contact:
Amanda Nedbalek
Administrative Coordinator
George Bush Presidential Library Foundation
amanda@bush41.org
979.862.2251

Media Contact:
Anna Beda
Director, Events and Communications
George Bush Presidential Library Foundation


7/12/2016

(COLLEGE STATION, Texas, July, 9, 2016) Join us as we welcome internationally recognized author and military Historian Mike Guardia as he discusses his newest book, “The Fires of Babylon: Eagle Troop and the Battle of 73 Easting.”

 A veteran of the United States Army, Guardia served six years on active duty as an Armor Officer. He is the author of the widely-acclaimed “Hal Moore: A Soldier Once…and Always,” the first-ever biography chronicling the life of LTG Harold G. Moore, whose battlefield leadership was popularized by the film “We Were Soldiers” starring Mel Gibson. Guardia has twice been nominated for the Army Historical Foundation’s Distinguished Book Award and is an active member of the Military Writers Society of America.


The program will begin on Tuesday, August 2, at 7 p.m. in the Bush Library and Museum’s orientation theater. Following Mr. Guardia’s talk, we will have a reception in the rotunda, where you will have an opportunity to purchase his book and have it signed. The event is free, but seating is limited and reservations are highly recommended.

The program is free, but reservations are highly encouraged. For more information or to register email:  bush.education@nara.gov or call (979) 691-4006.

The mission of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is to preserve and make available the records and artifacts of George H. W. Bush, 41st President of the United States. The staff at the library works to promote civic literacy and increased historical understanding of our national experience, and foster a community of public service and volunteerism. Located on the campus of Texas A&M University – a premier public Tier 1 research university and home to more than 50,000 students – the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is part of the National Archives and Records Administration’s Presidential Libraries system.

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 Media contact: David Anaya, George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, at (979) 691-4069 or david.anaya@nara.gov


7/12/2016

(COLLEGE STATION, Texas, June 4, 2016) – The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is proud to host the College Station Noon Lions Club's Fourth of July "I Love America" Celebration July 4, 2016 at the George Bush Presidential Library Center at Texas A&M University.

The College Station Noon Lions Club has organized the event for more than 50 years growing from humble beginnings to now one of the largest July Fourth Celebrations in the Brazos Valley.

“Since the year Lions first set off the community’s 4th of July fireworks display, this celebration has grown to be a highly anticipated regional event, even attracting visitors from out of state,” said Diane Jones Meier, president of the College Station Noons Lions Club.

 The museum will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. with free admission for everyone all day; building closes at 8:30 p.m. Concessions begin at 5:30 p.m. and live music entertainment at 6 p.m., including live performances by Xchange.  The Kids’ Zone, complete with games and bounce houses for children, will be open from 6 - 8:30 p.m. The evening will culminate with a performance by the Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra and a fireworks show.

Free Parking is available at Fan Field, the gravel parking lot on Research Parkway on the Texas A&M University campus. There will be no shuttle buses. Please note that Barbara Bush Drive will close at 4:00 p.m.; all event attendees must enter through Research Parkway. Handicapped parking is available in Lot 41 in front of the museum entrance. Come early and bring lawn chairs, picnic baskets and blankets. Please, no pets or glass containers.

 The College Station Noon Lions Club and the Bush Library and Museum would like to thank our partners and major sponsors City of College Station, City of Bryan, George Bush Presidential Library Foundation, Union Pacific, Arts Council of Brazos Valley, Wells Fargo, HEB, Nina Astin Winkler Trust, Aggieland Printing, Bryan Coca-Cola, RDM Audio, Slovacek’s Sausage, Texas Commercial Waste, Conley-Garrett Moving and Storage, KBTX News, KAMU, The Eagle, Candy 95 and Maverick 100.9.         

 The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University is part of the National Archives and Records Administration's Presidential Libraries system. For more information, visit Bush41.org.

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Media contact: David Anaya, George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, at (979) 691-4069 or david.anaya@nara.gov

 

 

 

 

 


6/1/2016

June 1, 2016 -- Today, the Presidential Leadership Scholars (PLS) program, a partnership between the presidential centers of George W. Bush, William J. Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Lyndon B. Johnson, opened online applications for the 2017 class.

The executive-style education series is designed for leaders from diverse backgrounds who share a commitment to facing society’s greatest challenges. By including a bipartisan roster of presidential centers – two Republican and two Democratic – and by enjoying the engagement of former presidents from both parties, the program creates a rare opportunity to instill in Scholars a brand of principled leadership that transcends diverse backgrounds. It creates a life-long network for Scholars from the business, public service, nonprofit, and military sectors and fosters opportunities for leaders to emerge ready to offer solutions to pressing national problems.

The curriculum of the program draws from the resources of each presidential center that relate to key leadership moments from each administration, and provides insights into how each president addressed pressing challenges. Scholars benefit directly from the engagement of President George W. Bush and President Bill Clinton, senior officials from each of the four administrations, and distinguished faculty sharing cutting-edge research and skills.

During the program, Scholars work on a Personal Leadership Project, intended to provide Scholars with the opportunity to both apply the skills and competencies learned throughout the program and help achieve the program’s ultimate desired outcome of increasing social good.  

The program seeks participants who have a diversity of perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences and who will most benefit from a dynamic learning experience that stresses the importance of cooperation and collaboration. The majority of Scholars have 10+ years of professional experience but are generally at a point in their careers where their participation in PLS will be felt for many years to come. Applicants should have the desire and capacity to take their leadership strengths to a higher level in order to help their communities, professions, organizations, and thus the country.

The third PLS class will begin in February 2017. Online applications and referrals will be accepted through August 31, 2016. To apply or to learn more about the PLS program, please visit www.presidentialleadershipscholars.org.

6/29/2015

New York, N.Y. 

Leaders in American journalism, scholarship and public affairs will join as collaborators with the Pulitzer Board in celebrating the 100th awarding of the prizes in 2016, Columbia University announced today.

Organizations participating in the Pulitzer Centennial Marquee Project include the Newseum; The Poynter Institute; The Dallas Morning News with the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, and the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum; the Los Angeles Times with USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism; and the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard.

This collaboration on a series of events will augment the grassroots Campfires Initiative recently announced by Pulitzer and the Federation of State and Territorial Humanities Councils.

“These two programs will give us a chance not only to celebrate Pulitzer history but also to focus on challenges that remain relevant as we begin our second century,” said Paul Gigot, Pulitzer Board chair.

The four signature events will take place in Florida, California, Texas and Massachusetts. Each will focus on a major aspect of Pulitzer history: Social Justice and Equality; War, Migration and the Quest for Peace; Presidents and the Press; and Abuse of Power.

In addition to hosting an opening event for Pulitzer Prize winners, the Newseum in Washington, D.C., will produce a short film on each of the themes. The Newseum’s Pulitzer photography exhibit contains the largest collection of Pulitzer winners ever assembled and remains among its most popular galleries, according to Peter Prichard, the Newseum’s chairman and CEO. The Newseum looks forward to being “part of the anniversary commemoration for an organization that has done so much to recognize and encourage excellence in journalism,” Prichard said.

All marquee events will be free of charge and open to the public. The first will be at The Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Fla., in late March 2016. Press coverage focusing on social justice and equality – past, present and future – will be the central theme. Poynter plans a two-day event with visual, dramatic and musical performances, workshops and discussions.

“At the same time we honor the path-breaking work of the last century, we will seize this opportunity to explore journalism’s role in addressing inequality in the next century,” said Tim Franklin, the institute’s president.

In May the Los Angeles Times and the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism will explore American coverage of war, migration and the quest for a peaceful world. John Daniszewski, a member of the Pulitzer Board, cited the Times’ long record of distinguished coverage of war and peace, adding:

“The many military families who make their home in Southern California and the refugees from war who have settled there provide a fitting backdrop for an exploration of this theme and its meaning in the contemporary world.”

Plans for the event include photographic exhibitions and panel discussions around the effects of war and social displacement as reflected in Pulitzer-Prize-winning works in journalism and letters, drama and music.

The People, the Presidency and the Press will be the subject of discussion in Dallas, as a consortium of Texas presidential libraries joins with the The Dallas Morning News to present a two-day symposium in early June 2016.

“From the writing of presidential biographies to coverage of the presidency in a digital age, we have a rich opportunity to examine the values that undergird Pulitzer Prize-winning work,” said Keven Ann Willey, member of the Pulitzer Board and chair of its centennial committee.

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University will complete the marquee event series in September 2016. Its program will focus on power, accountability and abuse and will include Pulitzer Prize winners in conversation, storytelling and performance.

“This is not just a moment for retrospection,” said Ann Marie Lipinski, the Nieman curator. “Exploring the ways the use and abuse of power have echoed throughout the history of the prize can ignite debate and strengthen both journalism and the arts as we look out to a new era.”

The marquee programs are part of a year-long celebration that includes scores of events to be presented by state and territorial humanities councils and other organizations. The Pulitzer organization is also redesigning its website, Pulitzer.org, to amplify these programs and the values the Pulitzer Prizes represent. This effort is funded by grants from the Pulitzer Board, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the Carnegie Corporation and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.


5/19/2015

COLLEGE STATION — The George Bush Presidential Library Foundation is very pleased to announce that “41ON41,” a documentary which examines the personal life of President George H. W. Bush through the eyes of 41 extraordinary storytellers, will be recognized in Los Angeles tonight when twin sister filmmakers Lisa Lax and Nancy Stern Winters of Lookalike Productions accept The Gracies Award for Outstanding Directing in Documentary/Reality Concept. 
 
Executive producer Mark Kate Cary, who served George H. W. Bush as a White House speechwriter from 1989-1992 and originally conceived the film project, will also attend.

The Gracie Awards, established in 1975, honor outstanding programming by, for and about women and individuals of the highest caliber in all facets of radio, television, cable and web-based media including: news, drama, comedy, public service, documentary and sports. National and digital winners will be honored at the 40th Gracies Awards Gala, May 19, 2015 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. 


“The goal of '41ON41' was to let the world see President Bush through the stories of his life – one of the most significant in our modern history. It is more than a recounting of history - it is an engaging and uplifting profile of one of our greatest citizens that no American will want to miss,” said Frederick D. McClure, the Chief Executive Officer of the George Bush Foundation which supported the film’s production. “We could not be prouder of the work Lisa and Nancy put into bringing Mary Kate Cary’s vision to life.”

 



1/12/2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Library Issues Forum to Discuss George H. W. Bush Legacy

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Jan. X, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President George H. W. Bush’s time in office – marked by major events including the invasion of Panama, the first Gulf War, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the collapse of the Soviet Union – will be explored at a free library issues forum on Jan. 15, 2015 at 7 p.m. at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University.

Curt Smith, author of George H. W. Bush: Character to the Core, will be speaker at the event. Mr. Smith worked with President Bush for more than 20 years and wrote more presidential speeches than anyone else. His book includes in-depth narratives about events that occurred during the Bush Administration and chronicles the contrasting presidential elections of 1988 and 1992, examining the successes and failures of each. Mr. Smith’s book also profiles many of the key people in Bush’s life and career, including his wife Barbara, his mentor Ronald Reagan, his political ally Margaret Thatcher, and many more.

Mr. Smith is a senior lecturer at the University of Rochester, a GateHouse Media columnist and the author of 16 books. He has written for Newsweek, The New York Times and The Washington Post, and has been named to the prestigious Judson Welliver Society of former presidential speechwriters.

A free reception and book signing in the library rotunda will follow the issues forum. Copies of George H.W. Bush: Character to the Core will be available for purchase. Seating is limited and reservations are highly recommended.  Register online at bush41.eventbrite.com (http://bushlibrary.eventbrite.com/).  For more information, call (979) 691-4014 or email reservations.bush@nara.gov.

The mission of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is to preserve and make available the records and artifacts of George H. W. Bush, 41st President of the United States. We promote civic literacy and increased historical understanding of our national experience, and foster a community of public service and volunteerism. Located on the campus of Texas A&M University – a premier public Tier 1 research university home to more than 50,000 students – the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is part of the National Archives and Records Administration's Presidential Libraries system. For more information, go to Bush41.org

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Tracy Paine

Programs and Events Director

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

tracy.paine@nara.gov

 

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

1000 George Bush Drive West

College Station, TX 77845

 

(Main) 979.691.4000 | (Office) 979.691.4069 

(Fax) 979.691.4050

 

bush41.org

Facebook/Twitter @bush41

 

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11/26/2014
COLLEGE STATION, Texas – The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University has several upcoming holiday events to help get you and your family into the yuletide spirit this season.

11/17/2014
COLLEGE STATION, Texas – On November 11, 2014 (Veterans Day), President George W. Bush, 43rd President of the United States, will launch the release of his new book, titled "41: A Portrait of My Father", at an invitation-only event at the George Bush Presidential Library Center in College Station, Texas. This personal biography tells the story of his father, President George H.W. Bush, 41st President of the United States, through his own eyes and in his own words.

10/28/2014

COLLEGE STATION, Texas - The George Bush Presidential Library Foundation will host a special screening of 41ON41 at the Rudder Theatre Complex on the Texas A&M University campus on October 29, 2014, at 6:00 pm. Mary Kate Cary (Executive Producer of 41ON41), Pierce Bush (grandson of President Bush) and John Sununu (former Chief of Staff to President Bush) will participate in a panel discussion after the screening. The film screening and panel discussion will both take place in Rudder Auditorium.