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    George H.W. Bush and the End of the Cold War

    Andy Card, Jeffrey Engel, and others talked about Mr. Engel’s book, When the World Seemed New: George H.W. Bush and the End of the Cold War. They spoke about President…

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    The Clean Air Act of 1990

    Former advisers to George H.W. Bush talked about the process of passing the 1990 Clean Air Act. They spoke about the impact of the legislation on pollution levels in America as well as…

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    Budget and Working with Congress

    A former congressional staffer, two former U.S. Representatives, and President George H.W. Bush’s chief of staff talked about the process and politics of negotiating the 1990 federal…

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    2014 Profile in Courage Award

    Lauren Bush Lauren accepted the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library 2014 Profile in Courage award on behalf of her grandfather, George H.W. Bush. Jack Schlossberg, grandson of…

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    Americans with Disabilities Act and Civil Rights

    Panelists talked about their work with President George H.W. Bush on the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Civil Rights Act of 1991. Speakers included former Bush administration…

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    Key Figures at the End of the Cold War

    James Graham Wilson talked about the Cold War, and argued that the actions of four key figures led to its end: Mikhail Gorbachev, Secretary of State George Schultz and Presidents Reagan and…

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    George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum

    Warren Finch, director of the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library, described the library as well as the exhibits and records housed there. He was interviewed via Skype from the…

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    Barbara Bush Interview

    Former first lady Barbara Bush talked about her upbringing, meeting and marrying George H.W. Bush, and their life together before the White House as well as her reflections on her time as…

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    First Lady Barbara Bush

    Myra Gutin and Jeffrey Engel talked about the life and influence of first lady Barbara Bush and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included her…

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    Life Portrait of George H.W. Bush

    In the fortieth in a series on American presidents, scholars discussed the life and career of George Bush. Among the issues they addressed were his naval service, his early political…

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    George H.W. Bush and German Reunification

    Jeffrey Engel, director of the Center for Presidential History at Southern Methodist University, talked about President George H.W. Bush’s motivations behind his push for German…

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    A Conversation with Barbara and Laura Bush

    Former first ladies Barbara Bush and Laura Bush recalled their time and experiences in the White House. Among the topics they addressed were Christmas time at Camp David and the…

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    President George W. Bush Portrait Unveiling

    In their first appearance at the White House since the George W. Bush presidency, Former President and First Lady Laura Bush attended the official unveiling of their portraits to be hung in…

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    Reflections of First Ladies Barbara Bush and Laura Bush

    For the second time in recent months, former first ladies Barbara Bush and Laura Bush sat down for a conversation about their time in the White House as part of a series of conferences on…

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    President George H.W. Bush Domestic Agenda

    Charles Jones chaired a discussion of the domestic agenda of the President George H.W. Bush administration. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the…

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    Reflections of First Ladies Barbara Bush and Laura Bush

    First ladies Barbara and Laura Bush talked about their unique family and historical relationships, the stereotypes perpetuated about the president’s spouse, how they handled political…

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    President George H. W. Bush and American Conservatism

    Sidney Milkis chaired a discussion of President George H.W. Bush and American conservatism. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience. “Bush and…

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    President George H.W. Bush as Commander in Chief

    Melvyn Leffler chaired a discussion of President George H.W. Bush as commander in chief. The panel focused on the president’s emphasis on trust, power, and organization and what…

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    Statecraft of President George H. W. Bush

    Philip Zelikow chaired a discussion of the statecraft of President George H.W. Bush. They responded to questions from members of the audience. “Bush’s Statecraft” was…

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    President George H.W. Bush Oral History Project

    Russell Riley talked by telephone about the George H.W. Bush Oral History Project at the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia. He was interviewed two days…

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