Recent Updates

December 3, 2013

LBJ Foundation Honors President George Bush with the LBJ Liberty and Justice for All Award. 
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Photo Credit:  LBJ Library

 
 

July 15, 2013

President Barack Obama welcomed President George H.W. Bush to the White House on Monday in a salute to public service and to the drive for volunteerism that the 41st president inspired with his "thousand points of light" initiative more than two decades ago.. Read more.

Photo Credit:  NYT

 
 

June 12, 2013

President Bush celebrated his 89th Birthday by donning Superman socks with thousands of well-wishers from around the world.. Read more.

Photo Credit:  Office of George H.W. Bush

 
   

May 27, 2013

President and Mrs. Bush enjoyed the 2013 Memorial Day parade in Kennebunkport, Maine. Read more.

Photo Credit:  Laura Dolce

 

May 23, 2013

In celebration of the Memorial Day holiday, President and Mrs. Bush hosted a special screening of SnagFilms’ documentary HONOR FLIGHT in Kennebunkport, Maine. 130 audience members joined the President in honoring America’s veterans and service members.  Read more.

Photo Credit: SNAGFILMS

 
 

April 25, 2013

President and Mrs. Bush attended the dedication ceremony of the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, Texas, honoring President and Mrs. George W. Bush. During the dedication, President Bush said, 'It's a great pleasure to be here to honor our oldest son ...'  Read more.

Photo Credit: George W. Bush Presidential Center

 
 

April 18, 2013

Mrs. Bush, and the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy, hold their annual event, 'A Celebration of Reading,' in Houston, TX. Read more.

Photo Credit: David Shutts

 
 

April 17, 2013

President Bush visits with the Houston Texans cheerleaders during a ceremony announcing the new squad at the Texans training facility in Houston, Texas. Read more

Photo Credit: Smiley N. Pool, Houston Chronicle

 
   

April 13, 2013

Congratulations to Jenna and Henry Hager on the birth of their daughter Margaret Laura “Mila” Hager. Mila was born at 8:43 p.m. in New York City and is the first grandchild to George W. and Laura Bush and the second great-grandchild to George and Barbara Bush. Congratulations! Read more

Photo Credit: TODAY


 

April 11, 2013

First Lady Barbara Bush recognized several local educators and organizations through the Barbara Bush Literacy Corps Grants program and "Outstanding Educator Awards" at the George Bush Presidential Library Center at Texas A&M University. Read more.

Photo Credit: Stuart Villanueva, The Eagle

 

April 8, 2013

Mrs. Barbara, the First Lady of Family Literacy, discusses literacy at the 'America's First Ladies: An Enduring Legacy' event at the Gerald R. Ford Library in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Mrs. Bush is joined by volunteer Rob Tiede, First Lady Laura Bush and Susan Ford, daughter of Gerald Ford.

Photo Credit: Barbara Bush Foundation

 
 

March 30, 2013

President Bush visits with Phil Mickelson at the Shell Houston Open.  The Shell Houston Open honored President Bush by celebrating 'Crazy Sock Day' that day! Read more.

Photo Credit: Patric Schneider 

   

March 23, 2013

President Bush attended a performance of 'Jersey Boys' at the Houston Hobby Center on March 23.  During intermission, President Bush met with several cast members backstage.  Read more.

Photo Credit: Culturemap Houston

March 5, 2013

ALL THE BEST, GEORGE BUSH: My Life in Letters and Other Writings is released today with new letters, emails, diary entries and photographs from the past 15 years.  All proceeds from this book benefit The Bush School of Government and Public Service.

To purchase your copy today, please click here.


 

March 12, 2013

Jenna Bush Hager aired a segment on her grandfather, President George Bush, on the TODAY SHOW. Jenna spoke on his letter-writing, the new “All The Best” and The Bush School flash mob! Read more.

Photo Credit: NBC TODAY SHOW

March 9, 2013

President and Mrs. George Bush attended a performance of "Man of La Mancha" at the Theatre Under The Stars this past weekend in Houston, Texas.

March 7, 2013

President and Mrs. George Bush today welcomed former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney back to the George Bush Presidential Library Center on the Texas A&M University campus. Read more...

Photo Credit: George Bush Presidential Library Foundation

March 1, 2013

President and Mrs. George Bush visit with George Bush Presidential Library Center with granddaughter, Jenna Bush Hager. President and Mrs. Bush attended the staged reading of "Empires Fall," a play by Robert Lawson and Marlin Fitzwater.

Photo Credit: George Bush Presidential Library Foundation

February 15, 2013

First Lady Barbara Bush led a night of reading at the 13th Annual Celebration of Reading in Florida. This event supports The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy. Click here for more information.

Photo Credit: Scott McIntyre

February 7, 2013

First Lady Barbara Bush visits with students from all over the nation and the world in the Reading Discovery Distance Learning Program in the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center at the George Bush Presidential Library Center. Click here for more information.

Photo Credit: The Eagle

February 6, 2013

Robert D. Kaplan, Chief Geopolitical Analyst, wrote a praiseworthy article about President George Bush's time in office. Click here for more information.

Photo Credit: Stratfor

February 4, 2013

Two weeks after being released from Methodist Hospital, President George Bush was spotted dining at his favorite restaurant, Gigi's Asian Bistro & Dumpling Bar. Click here for more information. Click here for more information.

Photo Credit: Facebook/Mark Sullivan

January 14, 2013

President George Bush is released from Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas, after several weeks of treatment for bronchitis and other related issues. Click here for more information.

Photo Credit: Mandel Ngan, AFP/Getty Images

December 30, 2012

Upon request from First Lady Barbara Bush, the Oak Ridge Boys, one of President George Bush's favorite bands, sang the 1981 hit "Elvira" over the phone while President Bush was in the hospital. Click here for more information.

Photo Credit: Win McNamee

December 19, 2012

President George Bush receives an autographed football signed by 2012 Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel.

Photo Credit: George Bush Presidential Library Foundation

December 12, 2012

Jenna Bush Hager announces she is pregnant with her first child. This will be the second great-granchild for President and Mrs. George Bush.

November 29, 2012

President George Bush is hospitalized for bronchitis and a persistent fever. Click here for more information.

Photo Credit: Mandel Ngan, AFP/Getty Images 

November 15, 2012

First Ladies Barbara Bush and Laura Bush are joined by First Family members, former staff members, historians, and White House insiders at The Enduring Legacies of America’s First Ladies, a conference on November 15, 2012, at the Lyndon B.Johnson Presidential Library. Click here for more information.

Photo Credit: LBJ Library photo by David Valdez 

November 4, 2012

USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Sailors participate in a pre-game show at Houston Texans football game.  The sailors were in Houston for a visit with the ship's namesake, President George Bush.

Photo Credit: U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kasey Krall 


November 1, 2012

Mikhail Gorbachev, former leader of the Soviet Union, left, greets President George Bush during his visit in Houston, Texas. Click here for more information.

Photo Credit: Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle

October 22, 2012

Sailors assigned to USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) pose with their ship's namesake, President George Bush, during a visit in Houston, Texas, during Houston Navy Week, one of 15 Navy Weeks planned across America this year.  Navy weeks are designed to showcase Americans the investment they have made in their Navy as a Global Force for Good, and increase awareness in cities that do not have a significant Navy base.

Photo Credit: U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Steve Carlson/RELEASED 

October 13, 2012

Dorothy Koch Bush, co-chair of the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy, spoke at the Sheraton Station Square in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to the Literacy Funders Network, a national gathering of foundations and agencies concerned with raising the reading, basic math and related life skills of adults and their young children. Click here for more information.

Photo Credit: Ann Rodgers/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

September 29, 2012

President George Bush and his son, President George W. Bush, cheer on the U.S. Ryder Cup team with Captain Davis Love III.

Photo Credit: Montana Pritchard/PGA of America 

September 18, 2012

First Lady Barbara Bush and Maine First Lady Ann LePage visit students at Brewer Community School in Brewer, Maine. Click here for more information.

 Photo Credit: Mike DeSumma/WLBZ

August 29, 2012

Austin media consultant Mark McKinnon's video tribute to Presidents George Bush and George W. Bush, broadcast late Wednesday night at the Republican Convention, recapped the careers of the two Texans. Click here for more information.

Photo Credit: STAN HONDA/AFP

July 24, 2012

First Lady Barbara Bush visits Barbara Bush Children's Hospital.  Mrs. Bush sat down with her daughter Doro Bush Koch to spend story time with 20 children and their families.

 

Photo Credit: WGME 13 

July 15, 2012

President George Bush and his wife First Lady Barbara Bush are featured in the Sunday edition of Houston's PARADE magazine.

Photo Credit: Doug Menuez 

June 14, 2012

"41", a documentary about the life of 41st President George Bush premieres  on HBO. 

Photo Credit: George Bush Presidential Library and Museum 

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