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May 22, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Queen Elizabeth II, the first British monarch to set foot on Texas soil, visited the Alamo at San Antonio to see where defenders died in the famous battle against Mexican forces. The queen and her husband, Prince Philip, then toured San Antonio's River Walk by barge. They were cheered by hundreds of flag-waving people waiting outside the Alamo and cheered again by hundreds along the river. After the two-hour stop in San Antonio, the royal couple went to Dallas.
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August 9, 2001 | EDWIN CHEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Bush launched his crusade to foster community spirit and family values Wednesday, urging Americans to "help a neighbor in need." For his troubles, the president ended up with a bloodied finger. Accompanied by First Lady Laura Bush, the president set an example by spending an hour helping to build a Habitat for Humanity house in a dilapidated neighborhood near downtown Waco, the nearest city to the Bush ranch, about 25 miles away.
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August 9, 2001 | EDWIN CHEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Bush launched his crusade to foster community spirit and family values Wednesday, urging Americans to "help a neighbor in need." For his troubles, the president ended up with a bloodied finger. Accompanied by First Lady Laura Bush, the president set an example by spending an hour helping to build a Habitat for Humanity house in a dilapidated neighborhood near downtown Waco, the nearest city to the Bush ranch, about 25 miles away.
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January 21, 1996 | From Times Wire Services
Astronauts who ended a nine-day mission aboard the space shuttle Endeavour on Saturday got a surprise greeting from President Clinton on their return to Houston from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Clinton spotted the crowd at the airport welcoming ceremony for the astronauts from the window of his limousine as he headed back to Air Force One to fly home from the funeral of former Rep. Barbara Jordan.
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January 21, 1996 | From Times Wire Services
Astronauts who ended a nine-day mission aboard the space shuttle Endeavour on Saturday got a surprise greeting from President Clinton on their return to Houston from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Clinton spotted the crowd at the airport welcoming ceremony for the astronauts from the window of his limousine as he headed back to Air Force One to fly home from the funeral of former Rep. Barbara Jordan.
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September 12, 1993 | PAUL RICHTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Clinton signed orders Saturday designed to reduce federal red tape, cut payrolls and improve government services to taxpayers--and, hopefully, to boost his popularity among Texas voters.
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May 23, 1991 | From United Press International
Queen Elizabeth II, greeted in a tent Wednesday outside Houston City Hall, glanced upward and smiled as a choir singing "Home on the Range" reached the line: "and the skies are not cloudy all day." It was raining. The queen later quizzed space experts while her husband, Prince Philip, played astronaut on an afternoon visit to the Johnson Space Center during their third day in Texas.
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September 12, 1993 | PAUL RICHTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Clinton signed orders Saturday designed to reduce federal red tape, cut payrolls and improve government services to taxpayers--and, hopefully, to boost his popularity among Texas voters.
NEWS
May 23, 1991 | From United Press International
Queen Elizabeth II, greeted in a tent Wednesday outside Houston City Hall, glanced upward and smiled as a choir singing "Home on the Range" reached the line: "and the skies are not cloudy all day." It was raining. The queen later quizzed space experts while her husband, Prince Philip, played astronaut on an afternoon visit to the Johnson Space Center during their third day in Texas.
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May 22, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Queen Elizabeth II, the first British monarch to set foot on Texas soil, visited the Alamo at San Antonio to see where defenders died in the famous battle against Mexican forces. The queen and her husband, Prince Philip, then toured San Antonio's River Walk by barge. They were cheered by hundreds of flag-waving people waiting outside the Alamo and cheered again by hundreds along the river. After the two-hour stop in San Antonio, the royal couple went to Dallas.
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