Bush writes book about Bush
July 31st, 2014
08:43 AM ET
2 months ago

Bush writes book about Bush

Updated 12:26 p.m. ET, 7/31/2014

(CNN) - For George W. Bush, this project is personal.

The 43rd President of the United States has written a book about his father, who happens to be the nation's 41st president.

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Bush 41 attends advanced screening of '41ON41'
June 15th, 2014
06:19 PM ET
3 months ago

Bush 41 attends advanced screening of '41ON41'

(CNN) – Surrounded by family and friends, former President George H.W. attended an advanced screening of “41ON41” on Friday as part of his 90th birthday festivities.

The film is about the life and legacy of President George H. W. Bush, as told by interviews with 41 people who know him best.

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Filed under: George H. W. Bush
Bush 41 socks raked in $1 million for RNC
Former President George H.W. Bush sports some Superman socks for his 89th birthday.
June 6th, 2014
12:28 PM ET
4 months ago

Bush 41 socks raked in $1 million for RNC

(CNN) - Fundraising off President George H. W. Bush's vibrant sock fashion has proven to be a boon for the Republican National Committee.

The RNC told CNN Friday it's raised around $1 million in fundraising off of a pair of striped yellow, orange, green and blue socks it created under Bush's name.

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Filed under: George H. W. Bush • RNC
April 9th, 2014
06:03 PM ET
6 months ago

Bush 41 greets Obamas in Houston

(CNN) - Former President George H. W. Bush greeted President Barack Obama and First lady Michelle Obama as they disembarked from Air Force One in Houston on Wednesday.

The former president, seated in a scooter, smiled and spoke with the Obamas for several minutes, according to pool reports.

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Filed under: George H. W. Bush • Michelle Obama • President Obama • Texas
George H. W. Bush cheers on victorious Duke Basketball
January 18th, 2014
06:06 PM ET
8 months ago

George H. W. Bush cheers on victorious Duke Basketball

(CNN) - Duke trounced North Carolina State in Saturday's basketball game, but the crowd favorite was former President George H. W. Bush who was greeted with a standing ovation and chants of "USA."

The 41st president is 89 and has faced health problems in the last few years that make it difficult to travel.

But he made the trip to Durham, North Carolina, to support Duke coach Michael Krzyzewski, also known as Coach K, for his involvement in cancer research.

Bush celebrated as Duke won 95-60 and took a picture with the Blue Devils in the locker room after the game.
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Filed under: Basketball • George H. W. Bush
Bushes thank Obama, Clinton for well wishes
January 2nd, 2014
03:54 PM ET
9 months ago

Bushes thank Obama, Clinton for well wishes

Washington (CNN) – Former President George H.W. Bush tweeted a thank you on Thursday to Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton for extending well wishes to his hospitalized wife, Barbara Bush.

The former first lady was admitted to Methodist Hospital for “respiratory-related issues” on Monday, according to family spokesman Jim McGrath. As of Wednesday, Barbara Bush was still hospitalized and McGrath said there had been no change in her condition since she was admitted.

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Filed under: Barbara Bush • George H. W. Bush
Former presidents to travel to Mandela memorial
December 6th, 2013
04:29 PM ET
10 months ago

Former presidents to travel to Mandela memorial

Updated 5:33 p.m. ET, 12/6/2013

(CNN) – Former President George W. Bush will join President Barack Obama on a trip to South Africa to attend a memorial for Nelson Mandela. Former President Bill Clinton will also fly to the country, but details on his travel plans have not been released.

"President and Mrs. George W. Bush have gratefully accepted the President and Mrs. Obama's invitation to accompany them to South Africa on Air Force One and attend President Nelson Mandela's memorial services next week," Bush spokesman Freddy Ford said.
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Former President George H.W. Bush witnesses same-sex marriage
September 25th, 2013
11:41 PM ET
12 months ago

Former President George H.W. Bush witnesses same-sex marriage

(CNN) - George H.W. Bush was an official witness to a same-sex marriage this past weekend in Maine, a spokesman for the former president told CNN.

Bush and his wife attended the wedding of two friends, Helen Thorgalsen and Bonnie Clement, as private citizens, said spokesman Jim McGrath.
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July 24th, 2013
05:03 PM ET
1 year ago

Bush 41, security detail, shave heads to show solidarity with young cancer patient

(CNN) – Last week, former President George H. W. Bush had a full head of hair when he gave President Barack Obama a pair of socks. Today, it's gone, shaved to the scalp in solidarity with a young cancer patient.

According to a statement from a spokesman for the 41st president, Bush shaved his head after members of his Secret Service detail shaved theirs, meant to show solidarity with Patrick, the two year-old son of one of the detail who is battling leukemia.
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George H.W. Bush meets with an old friend
Photo courtesy: George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
March 7th, 2013
05:15 PM ET
2 years ago

George H.W. Bush meets with an old friend

Washington (CNN) – Almost two months after leaving the hospital, former President George H.W. Bush is beginning to venture out a little bit more. He and Mrs. Bush on Thursday met with former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney at the Bush Presidential Library Center in College Station, Texas. During Bush's presidency Mulroney was one of Bush's closest friends.

The 88-year-old Bush left a Houston hospital in mid-January after a lengthy bout with bronchitis and several complications. He had been hospitalized since November.
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Filed under: Barbara Bush • George H. W. Bush
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