Year: 2020

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A Tribute to General Brent Scowcroft

STATEMENT BY BUSH FOUNDATION INTERIM CEO ANDREW H. CARD, JR. ON THE PASSING OF GENERAL BRENT SCOWCROFT “The four years that George and Barbara Bush served in the White House were four years that changed our nation and world for the better — and one of the main reasons for that was because President Bush...

Former Bush national security advisor Brent Scowcroft dies at 95
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Former Bush national security advisor Brent Scowcroft dies at 95

Lieutenant General Brent Scowcroft, USAF (Ret.) March 19, 1925 – August 6, 2020 FALLS CHURCH, VA — Following is a statement on the passing of Lieutenant General Brent Scowcroft, USAF (Ret.).  Lieutenant General Brent Scowcroft passed away yesterday at the age of 95 of natural causes.  Brent Scowcroft was an American patriot and public servant...

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Virtually Together Presidential Sites Pre-Summit

Our friends at the White House Historical Association held a virtual Presidential Sites pre-Summit panel discussion on July 23, 2020. Representatives from the Presidential Sites Summit Planning Committee discussed coping ideas and strategies during this challenging time. A series of virtual panel discussions took place throughout the months leading up to the 2021 Presidential Sites...

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The ADA at 30: “Let the Shameful Wall of Exclusion Come Down”

On Tuesday July 21st, the George & Barbara Bush Foundation convened key activists, advocates and policymakers who helped make the Americans with Disabilities Act a reality for a bipartisan celebration of that landmark civil rights legislation – and, equally important, focus on the challenges that will shape the future of the disability movement. The 90-minute...

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Secretary Robert M. Gates and the “Exercise of Power”

On June 30, 2020, the George & Barbara Bush Foundation and the Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs at The Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University co-hosted a very special online event featuring Robert M. Gates — former Secretary of Defense and Director of Central Intelligence, President of Texas A&M University, and Dean of...

Spring 2020 Newsletter: Former White House Chief of Staff, Bush School Dean, and Longtime Bush Family Confidant, Andy Card, Now Serving as Interim Foundation CEO
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Spring 2020 Newsletter: Former White House Chief of Staff, Bush School Dean, and Longtime Bush Family Confidant, Andy Card, Now Serving as Interim Foundation CEO

Our Spring 2020 edition of Fidelity we introduce the Foundation’s Interim CEO, Andy Card; preview an exciting announcement about the Bush School’s Washington, D.C. teaching site; recap several inspiring events that featured esteemed guests like Condoleezza Rice, Dr. Philip Zelikow, Ambassador Richard Grenell, author Jean Becker, and Bush family members; and much more!

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A Luncheon Conversation on U.S. Policy and Diplomacy in Europe with Ambassador Richard Grenell

On January 31st, the George & Barbara Bush Foundation partnered with The World Affairs Council of Greater Houston to host the United States Ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, for a discussion focusing on U.S. policy and diplomacy in Europe at The Houstonian Hotel in Houston, Texas. F. Gregory Gause III, Professor and Head of the International Affairs Department of the Bush School...