Monday, December 03, 2018

MEMORIAM - President George H.W. Bush

"Remembering President George H.W. Bush, dead at 94" (video 16:48 min)

"A tribute to 41 and his ‘kinder, gentler’ legacy" PBS NewsHour 12/1/2018


SUMMARY:  Less than eight months after his wife Barbara Bush passed, former President George H.W. Bush died Friday night at the age of 94.  Hari Sreenivasan reports.

"As UN Ambassador, head of CIA and 41, Bush built a political patriarchy" PBS NewsHour 12/1/2018


SUMMARY:  From his time as a United Nations ambassador to reaching the highest office in the land, former President George H.W. Bush's career in public service covers decades of American history and carved the way for his son’s presidency.  For more, historian and PBS NewsHour contributor Michael Beschloss, joins Hari Sreenivasan from Washington, D.C.

"For parts of his presidency, Bush had more support from Democrats" PBS NewsHour 12/1/2018


SUMMARY:  While former Republican President George H.W. Bush has been characterized for his ability to create bridges across party lines, some of those compromises cost him support from his own party.  Barbara Perry, a historian and professor at the University of Virginia, who wrote a book about Bush's tenure, spoke to Hari Sreenivasan about some of the lasting effects he had on U.S. politics.

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