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  • Gorbachev Perspective on the Bush Presidency
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    Gorbachev Perspective on the Bush Presidency

    Mr. Gorbachev spoke about the Bush presidency and his relationship with President Bush which had gone back to before Mr. Bush assumed the presidency. Mr. Gorbachev said that his meeting…

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  • Desert Shield and the Gulf War
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    Desert Shield and the Gulf War

    Scholars, members of the Bush administration and others discussed the U.S. operations in Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Mr. Heimbach, Laurence Radway summarized their papers on Bush’s…

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  • Humor and the Bush Presidency
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    Humor and the Bush Presidency

    Professor Younger summarized his paper on the use of humor in the George H.W. Bush presidency. He examined both the media attempts to satirize President Bush and the president’s humorous…

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  • Tribute to Former  President George HW Bush
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    Tribute to Former President George H.W. Bush

    There are some audio difficulties during this program. Colleagues and other dignitaries paid tribute to President George H.W. Bush, including the Kuwaiti ambassador who thanked President…

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  • Rating the Bush Presidency
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    Rating the Bush Presidency

    Mr. Charles, Professor Genovese and Professor Mervin summarized their papers on the moral leadership of President Bush, how he dealt with the limits of U.S. power and an evaluation of his…

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  • Inside the Bush White House
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    Inside the Bush White House

    Several members of the Bush administration discussed the inner dynamics of the Bush White House. They talked about their relations with the president and vice president, as well as each…

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  • President Bushs Relations with Congress
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    President Bush's Relations with Congress

    Scholars, journalists and members of the Bush administration discussed President Bush’s relations with a Congress controlled by Democratic majorities. Professors Conley, Kassop and Spitzer made…

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  • Quayle Vice Presidency
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    Quayle Vice Presidency

    Former Vice President Quayle spoke about his experiences as vice president. After his remarks, he took questions from the audience. He also highlighted significant decisions made by…

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  • The Role of First Lady Barbara Bush
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    The Role of First Lady Barbara Bush

    The panelists discussed the role played by Mrs. Bush during the administration of President Bush. A video was shown of speeches given by Mrs. Bush during her time as first lady. The panelists discussed…

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  • Academic Convocation
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    Academic Convocation

    Hofstra University officials awarded former President and Mrs. Bush with honorary degrees for their years of public service. They also made acceptance remarks. This was part of a three-day…

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  • Ending the Cold War
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    Ending the Cold War

    Scholars, journalists and members of the Bush administration discussed how President Bush handled the abrupt end of the Cold War. This was part of a three-day symposium on the Bush…

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