On April 4-6, the George Bush Presidential Library Foundation hosted a weekend of events celebrating the historic achievements of George H. W. Bush, 41st President of the United States, and his administration. Panel discussions went behind the scenes with key people who were there 25 years ago, and looked forward at the challenges that technology poses for policy makers in the Digital Age.

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Event Schedule:

Friday, April 4, 2014

2:00 p.m. Registration opens for 25th Anniversary Celebration

3:00 p.m. Domestic Policy - The Greater Good

3:15 p.m. The ADA and Civil Rights Legislation - Remarks by Ambassador C. Boyden Gray, Senator Tom Harkin, Dr. Ben Carson, Professor Lex Frieden and Mr. John Wodatch

4:15 p.m. Budget and Working with Congress - Remarks by Former Chief of Staff Governor John Sununu, Former Congressmen David Obey and William Frenzel and Mr. G. William Hoagland

5:15 p.m. The Clean Air Act - Remarks by Dr. Roger Porter, Former Senator Alan Simpson and Mr. Bob Grady

6:30 p.m. Tex-Mex and Entertainment

 

Saturday, April 5, 2014

8:00 a.m. Coffee and Donuts at Bush Library and Museum

9:00 a.m. Registration opens for 25th Anniversary Celebration

10:00 a.m. Foreign Policy - Triumph of Freedom - Remarks by Former Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Ambassador Robert Kimmitt, Dr. Richard Haass, Mr. Stephen J. Hadley and Mr. Richard J. Kerr 

12:00 p.m. Lunch and Historian Book Report - Discussion with Mr. Jon Meacham, Mr. Mark Updegrove and Dr. Jeffrey Engel; Moderated by Fox News' Shannon Bream

2:00 p.m. Technology Brief - Where are we Today? - Remarks by Digital Pioneer Joe Trippi

2:15 p.m. The Future of Democracy - Technology and Governing - Remarks by Mr. Olivier Knox, Ms. Lorelei Kelly, Mr. Matt Lira and Mr. Seamus Kraft

3:15 p.m. Geopolitics, Diplomacy and Warfare in the Digital Age - Remarks by Digital Pioneer Joe Trippi, Lt. Gen. Edward Cardon, Mr. Macon Phillips and Mr. Scott Carpenter

4:00 p.m. Free Time: Tours of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum and shopping at the George Bush Museum Store

7:00 p.m. Texas BBQ and Platinum-selling country music recording artist Clay Walker

 

Sunday, April 6, 2014

8:00 a.m. Coffee and Donuts at Annenberg Presidential Conference Center

9:00 a.m. Town Meeting with Governor Jeb Bush and Fox News' Shannon Bream 

 

Special thanks to The Honorable and Mrs. Hushang Ansary for their support.

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