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A Summit Worth Celebrating
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A Summit Worth Celebrating

Roger B. Porter Three decades ago the country was governed by sharply divided government.  A newly elected President, George H.W. Bush, faced larger congressional majorities of the opposing political party than those faced by any other elected American president.  He offered in his Inaugural Address an extended hand and began working with the Congress on...

September 2, 2019 Marks 75 Years to the Day that Naval Aviator LTJG George Bush was Shot Down Over the Pacific Island of Chi Chi Jima
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September 2, 2019 Marks 75 Years to the Day that Naval Aviator LTJG George Bush was Shot Down Over the Pacific Island of Chi Chi Jima

September 2, 2019 marks 75 years to the day that naval aviator LTJG George Bush was shot down over the Pacific island of Chi Chi Jima — during a bombing run on the island’s radio station that had been intercepting U.S. military transmissions and warning Japanese forces throughout the region of impending U.S. operations. That...

July 1989: Historic Visit to Poland and Hungary “A Western Vision of the Future”
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July 1989: Historic Visit to Poland and Hungary “A Western Vision of the Future”

Poland and Hungary – July 1989 “Western Vision of the Future” Note: Thirty years ago this month, President Bush embarked on historic visits to Poland and Hungary prior to attending the G-7 (Group of Seven) summit in Paris. The President and his National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft recounted the significance of these visits in their...