Life and Presidency of George H.W. Bush
This was an Author Event in the George W. Bush Institute auditorium at the George W. Bush Presidential Center on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.
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 author of Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush. He talked about his own career and the differences between writing books about dead presidents and living presidents and about working with former President George H.W. Bush on the biography. He discussed the former president’s diaries and letters. They discussed the career of the 41st president, including how he became the ambassador to the United Nations, his political career in Texas, and his relationship with President Nixon as the chair of the Republican National Committee. They also talked about council he gave to his son at key moments in his own presidency.
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George W. Bush U.S. President (Former) [R] United States
Jon E. Meacham Editor (Former) Newsweek
Margaret Spellings President Bush (George W.) Presidential Center
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