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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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    Honoring Volunteers and Community Service

    Former President George H.W. Bush introduced President Barack Obama at a forum honoring national and local volunteers. President Obama praided Former President Bush for his work to…

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    Bush Presidential Library Dedication

    Former President and Mrs. Bush, President and Mrs. Clinton, and former presidents and first ladies gathered to celebrate the opening of the Bush Presidential…

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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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    The Legacy and Influence of First Ladies

    The evolving influence and political power of first ladies was discussed by the director of the Eleanor Roosevelt Papers, the curator of the Smithsonian’s first ladies' exhibit, and…

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    First Ladies Through American History

    Scholars and historians considered the role and influence of American first ladies throughout history. Moderator Cokie Roberts posed the question, “Why do we study first…

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    George Bush Presidential Library

    The eleventh in a series on presidential libraries focused on George H.W. Bush’s life and career using rarely-seen materials housed at the library. Guests talked about the…

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    President Bush Interview

    President George H.W. Bush talked about his personal life and career. Topics included his early career in public service, as Director of the CIA, his decision to seek the presidency,…

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    Behind the Scenes in the East Wing: Social Secretaries to First Ladies

    Social secretaries working for American first ladies help set the tone of presidential administrations. Bess Abell, Catherine Fenton and Laurie Firestone served first ladies from Lady…

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    Senior Advisers to the First Ladies

    Former senior advisers to first ladies talked about their White House experiences and the working bonds between first ladies regardless of political party. They talked about life and…

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    Bush Library Groundbreaking Ceremony

    Former President Bush was joined by his older son, several members of his administration, and former Canadian Prime Minister Mulroney for the groundbreaking ceremony for the George Bush…

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    Faith in America

    Former Governor Romney spoke about the role of faith in public service and the place of religion in American politics. In his remarks, delivered to address possible misgivings about…

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    Behind the Images: Photographers' Views of the First Ladies

    Three photographers who were on the other side of the lens from Betty Ford, Barbara Bush, and Laura Bush recall their days in the White House-and the images that chronicle the lives and…

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    First Ladies' Press Secretaries

    Press secretaries to First Ladies, former and present, reminisced and answered questions about their tenures in Washington and the role they and the First Lady have played in public affairs.

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    American Presidents: Speech

    Mr. Smith spoke at a conference on historical sites related to American presidents. He discussed the importance and popularity of presidential history, as well as his work at the…

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    10th Anniversary of the Gulf War

    Former White House officials talked about Operation Desert Storm on the 10th Anniversary of the operation. Among the topics they addressed were the significance of the international…

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    Bush Library Dedication Photo Opportunity

    President Clinton and former Presidents Bush, Ford and Carter stood together for photographs and talked briefly with reporters before the Bush Presidential Library dedication…

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    Coalition Building in the Gulf War

    Mr. Baker spoke about diplomatic efforts to build an international coalition to fight Iraq and liberate Kuwait. Following his remarks he answered questions from the audience.

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    The Office of the Vice President

    Former Vice President Quayle talked about the office of the vice president, his experiences as vice president, and recent terrorist threats and attacks. Following his remarks he…

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    Bush Library Berlin Wall Ceremony

    Former President Bush spoke at a ceremony marking the installation of a piece of the Berlin Wall at what will be the Bush presidential library at Texas A&M University. The ceremony was…

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