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    Book Discussion on Destiny and Power

    Jon Meacham talked about his book Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush, in which he looks at the life of former President George H.W. Bush.

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    Open Phones on Destiny and Power

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on Jon Meacham’s book, Destiny and Power, about the life of former President George H.W. Bush.

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    Life and Presidency of George H.W. Bush

    Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Jon Meacham and former President George W. Bush talked about the life of America’s 41st president, George H.W. Bush. Mr. Meacham is the…

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    Books Discussion on The Quiet Man

    Former Governor John Sununu (R-NH) talked about his book, The Quiet Man: The Indispensable Presidency of George H.W. Bush. He had been chief of staff to President Bush. He spoke in the…

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    Book Discussion on The Quiet Man

    Former White House Chief of Staff John Sununu talked about his book, The Quiet Man: The Indispensable Presidency of George H.W. Bush. In the book Mr. Sununu discusses the 41st…

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    Book Discussion on The Quiet Man

    Former Governor John Sununu (R-NH) talked about his book, The Quiet Man: The Indispensable Presidency of George H. W. Bush, about the life and legacy of the former president, as well as a…

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    George H.W. Bush Staff Members on White House Experiences

    Staff members from the George H.W. Bush administration talked about their time in the White House, including the lessons they learned and how their experiences shaped both their lives and…

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    Presidential Libraries of Texas

    Staff members from the three presidential libraries based in Texas talked about their collections documenting the White House years of Lyndon B. Johnson, George Bush, and George W. Bush.

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    Book Discussion on 41

    President George W. Bush talked about his biography, 41: A Portrait of My Father. He spoke with Andy Card, who served as White House Chief of Staff for President George W. Bush and…

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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 Shultz 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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