First Lady Barbara Bush
This was the 32nd episode in the C-SPAN series “First Ladies: Influence and Image.”
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 behind-the-scenes relationship with her husband during his long career of public service, her role as matriarch of the Bush family, her relationship with the press, and her advocacy for literacy and volunteerism. In a video clip, Warren Finch showed some of her scrapbooks in the Bush Presidential Library. Video clips were shown of an October 29, 2013, interview with Barbara Bush. Other video clips included a 1990 commencement address, a news conference, and 2001 remarks by President George W. Bush.
People in this video
Jeffrey A. Engel Director Southern Methodist University->Center for Presidential History
Warren L. Finch Jr. Director Bush (G.H.W.) Presidential Library and Museum
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