May 22, 2001 |
George Walker Bush (Class of '68) and Yale University buried the hatchet on Monday, as the proud West Texan embraced his alma mater after decades of rejecting the school for what he saw as its intellectual arrogance, then for his own political convenience and finally for perceived slights against his father (Class of '48).
April 22, 2001 |
Former President George Bush echoed his son's calls for the United States to be a humble world leader during a talk Saturday at Yale University's 300th anniversary celebration. "The United States has got to reach out. You can't treat everybody with arrogance because we are the only remaining superpower," said Bush, a 1948 Yale graduate. Bush said Operation Desert Storm was successful because a coalition of countries worked together to end Iraq's aggression in the Middle East.
January 20, 2001 |
And we thought the Kennedys were a big political dynasty. After eight years of Dwight and Mamie Eisenhower, the glamorous Kennedys stirred the national imagination as they ushered in the New Frontier. Yet when John F. Kennedy moved into the White House 40 years ago, one brother was not yet attorney general and the other was still too young to run for the Senate. Their father was a former ambassador to Britain. Today, as George W.
July 30, 2000 |
It's nearly noon. The sun is hot. Since an early-morning flight from Austin, Texas, George W. Bush already has given a speech to senior citizens and sat through an hour's bus ride crammed with local news interviews. He still has autographs to sign here at the Wood House barbecue shack, then a tour of the Corvette plant and an airport rally in nearby Bowling Green. Yet Bush is working three or four hundred yards of rope line as though it were a dip in the pool.
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September 14, 1997 |
Prescott Bush, elder brother of former President George Bush and chairman of the U.S.-China Chamber of Commerce, will speak about international trade at a dinner Wednesday in Ventura. The "Destination: China" dinner is one of two local events kicking off the chamber's October trade mission to China and Hong Kong.
October 31, 1993 |
The candidate wanted to talk about getting tough on crime and cutting government spending, but his audience wanted to know about Christmas at Camp David and whether it was mom or dad who really wore the pants in the family. Jeb Bush answered patiently, politely, and then added: "I am running for governor not because I am George and Barbara Bush's son. I am running because I am George P. and Noelle and Jeb's father." It is not easy for the child of a President to carve out a political identity of his own, a lesson that two sons of George Bush are learning first hand as they run for governor: Jeb Bush in Florida and George W. Bush in Texas.