Bush Foundation (@Bush41 )

Bush Foundation

Bio Dedicated to the noble legacy of the 41st President & Barbara Bush through programming & supporting the educational missions of @Bush41Library and @BushSchool.
Location College Station, TX
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Account created 04-05-2011 19:59:18
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iPhone : An incredible day spending time with our men and women in uniform on USS George H.W. Bush. Thank you for your sacrifice & service! #USA

iPhone : From Jeb Bush and Sec. James A. Baker, III: "George H.W. Bush lived a life of astonishing fullness as leader, politician, public servant, hero, friend and family man. He did almost everything a person could do in their lifetime ... And he excelled at most" wapo.st/2rkLKWL?tid=ss…

TweetDeck : President George H. W. Bush often expressed his personality through his socks. He donned socks illustrated with books in honor of his late wife, Barbara. One of Barbara’s lifelong passion projects was fighting illiteracy.


iPhone : From Ron Kaufman: "He never cared that I was a grocery store guy from Quincy. He valued my loyalty and returned it with his, allowing me eventually to serve as his ... White House political director when he was president." bostonglobe.com/opinion/2018/1… The Boston Globe

Twitter Web Client : The Memorial Exhibit will be open through December 31. If you are unable to visit, you can leave your condolences at bush41.org/foundation/mem…
Photos courtesy of U.S. Army Photographer SPC Jonathan Carter

Twitter Web Client : John Sharp, chancellor of Texas A&M University: “It’s more than just a connection. It’s love. He fell in love with this place, and this place fell in love with him. The students absolutely worshiped him.” 41 loved the students too -- their spirit, dedication to service. nyti.ms/2zDIquu

TweetDeck : One of the most poignant photos prior to President George H. W. Bush’s funeral service was his service dog Sully in front of his flag-draped casket. Bush’s spokesman Jim McGrath simply tweeted the words “Mission complete.”


iPhone : Anderson Cooper calls Sully the service dog on stage during CNN's "Heroes" program honoring everyday people who are changing the world cnn.com/videos/us/2018…

iPhone : I am biased of course, but I think this 36-page ⁦Houston Chronicle⁩ special section on our 41st President in today’s paper is simply superb — both the photos and the writing. Congratulations and thanks to all who had a hand in producing it. #Remembering41

iPhone : While two of the Bush’s children were active and very successful in elective politics, President Bush took great pride that each of his children and, later, his grandchildren were active in their communities helping others.


iPhone : 41 loved golf and was a fervent supporter of the PGA TOUR and special events such as the Ryder and Presidents Cups. Thanks to 41s friend, Greg Norman, players QBE Shootout are wearing special pins paying tribute to the 41st President. (Photos: Mike OBryon) #Remembering41

iPhone : Working closely with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, Russian president Boris Yeltsin, and key allies, President Bush helped drastically reduce the threat of nuclear conflict by signing two Strategic Reduction Arms Treaties (START) in 1991 and 1993.


iPhone : Throughout his personal, professional & political life, #Bush41 gained a reputation as a person who lived his life at full speed. From joining the war effort as a young man to driving his boat in coastal Maine waters, George Bush was always moving faster than most. #Remembering41

Twitter Web Client : “America is never wholly herself unless she is engaged in high moral principle. We as a people have such a purpose today. It is to make kinder the face of the nation and gentler the face of the world”

George H.W. Bush, Inaugural Address, January 20, 1989.


Twitter Web Client : One of President Bush’s biggest challenges as a politician – one he inherited from his mother Dorothy – was talking about himself. He was always uncomfortable using “the Big ‘I’” as he put it.