Tag Archives: George Bush

New Bush library offers chance to step into president’s shoes

“A towering piece of twisted steel is enough to make anyone stop in his or her tracks.

Visitor after visitor slowly reach out to put a hand on the steel, removed from the World Trade Center after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack. It provides a moment for reflection. Located at the new George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, the steel serves as the centerpiece of an exhibit about that awful day and the days that followed. The exhibit features videos, photographs and the bullhorn Bush used on Sept. 14, 2001, when he stood atop the rubble to address workers, the nation and the world.” (via Washington Times Communities)

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George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum Launches Social Media Efforts

“The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum launched its social media efforts today on Twitter and Facebook. This latest online outreach is part of the Presidential Library’s preparations for its 2013 spring opening.

Information on construction milestones, library features, exhibits, opening dates, and hours of operation is available via @GWBLibrary and Facebook.com/GWBLibrary.”

via National Archives.

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George W. Bush Presidential Library launches new, interactive website

“The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum has launched a revamped website – the latest sign that the grand opening of the presidential center being built at SMU is only months away.

The website, which just last week was a pretty basic “About Us” page, is chock full of information about the Bushes, the presidential archives and the facility that’s slated to open on SMU’s campus next spring.”

via Trail Blazers Blog

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SMU Landed the Bush Library, But a Group of Former Condo Owners Still Want the World to Know At What

Dallas News – “Even though Leslie Davenport is not a party to the litigation, nothing can keep her away from the Dallas County district court next October. That’s when Southern Methodist University is scheduled to defend its reputation for what Davenport claims was the unconscionable treatment her mother and others suffered at the hands of a school willing to intimidate and deceive in its plan to grab land for the George W. Bush Presidential Library.”

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Inside the Bush library, view to a legacy

Dallas Morning News – “Exclusive: Exhibits telling ‘greater story’ to include controversies, firm says.”

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And the Envelope Please: Designs for the George W. Bush Presidential Library

more from Michael Lieberman

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More on Bush Sr. Library

Michael Landauer – “In the 10 years since the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum opened in College Station, its eponym has traveled the world a few times over and experienced dozens of other museums. And he has taken notes.”

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