Event Date: March 2, 2021
30 Years Later: Reflections on the Gulf War & the Coalition Victory
Event Date: January 28, 2021
Virtual event, featuring preeminent figures in the U.S.-German partnership, will look back at the lessons German reunification can provide to peacebuilders around the world.
Event Date: December 8, 2020
Tuesday, December 8, 2020 6:00 pm CST | 7:00 pm ET
Event Date: November 12, 2020
Amidst the COVID-19 outbreak, the Foundation strongly considered cancelling the 2020 Vintner Dinner & Wine Auction. This annual event serves as the main fundraiser to support the important educational mission of the George & Barbara Bush Foundation. But, thanks to the encouragement of our key supporters, members, and especially the generous winemakers involved year after ...
THE MAN WHO RAN WASHINGTON: The Life and Times of James A. Baker III by Peter Baker and Susan Glasser
Event Date: October 8, 2020
Virtual Event moderated by Michael Beschloss, Presidential Historian and Bestselling Author. Join us on Thursday, October 8, 2020, at 6 pm CST.
Event Date: October 6, 2020
The reunification of Germany was one of the most significant events in the history of modern Europe. Its resounding impact on German society and its geopolitical effects on Europe and on U.S.-transatlantic relations are highly relevant. To commemorate the 30th anniversary of this pivotal moment, this webinar will feature special addresses from two distinguished global leaders...
Event Date: October 2, 2020
The Partnership for Public Service’s Center for Presidential Transition will host a virtual event on presidential transitions in association with the George & Barbara Bush Foundation, the Clinton Presidential Center, the George W. Bush Presidential Center, the Obama Foundation and UVA’s Miller Center on Friday, October 2, from 10:00 a.m.–1:15 p.m. EDT.
Event Date: September 17, 2020
Thursday, September 17th at 1:30 pm Eastern, the George & Barbara Bush Foundation together with the George Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M will host a new virtual program called “Looking Forward: Avoiding a Vaccine Cold War” featuring the world’s leading authorities discussing the realities of what it will take to address the COVID-19 pandemic, with a special focus on the complex issue of vaccines.
Event Date: August 26, 2020
Virtual Book Event featuring Robert B. Zoellick
Event Date: August 6, 2020
On August 6th the George & Barbara Bush Foundation joined a bipartisan celebration of the centennial anniversary of the 19th Amendment. This virtual town hall brought together incredible historians, celebrities, athletes and politicians to discuss women’s involvement in the civic process.
Event Date: July 21, 2020
https://vimeo.com/video/440814350 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 ...
Event Date: June 30, 2020
https://youtu.be/ypwEn9NrJ5s 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 ...
Event Date: May 28, 2020
Event Date: March 5, 2020
Presentation and Book Signing by Jean Becker Date: Thursday, March 5, 2020Hosted by: The George & Barbara Bush FoundationLocation: United States Institute of Peace, Carlucci Auditorium | 2301 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20037 Former Chief of Staff, Jean Becker and members of the Bush Family celebrated the release of “Pearls of Wisdom: Little Pieces of Advice ...
Event Date: January 31, 2020
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 ...
Event Date: November 21, 2019
Thursday, November 21, 2019 Join us for the 10th Anniversary of the George & Barbara Bush Foundation Vintner Dinner and Wine Auction as we honor the Rt Hon Sir John Major KG CH with The George Bush Award for Excellence in Public Service. The evening will include a silent auction with some of President and Mrs. ...
Union Pacific Officially Announces It Will Donate Its 4141 Locomotive for Permanent Display at the George H.W. Bush Presidential Center
Event Date: November 8, 2019
First Unveiled in 2005, Engine That Led Iconic Funeral Train Coming to Bush Library and Museum in 2020.
Event Date: November 6, 2019
Washington, DC — On Wednesday, November 6th, the George & Barbara Bush Foundation and the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute co-hosted, together with the Atlantic Council and Georgetown University, a program marking the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. The two-hour event, held in Georgetown’s Gaston Hall, was moderated by former ABC News anchor Sam Donaldson and Dean ...
Event Date: October 30, 2019
From left to right, Dr. Frank Ashley, the Bush School’s Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; Rob Mosbacher; David Bohigian; and Dr. Raymond Robertson, Director of the Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy. On October 30th, David Bohigian, the Executive Vice President and head of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), and Robert Mosbacher ...
Former Defense Secretary, CIA Director Leon Panetta Inspires Bush School Faculty, Students as Inaugural Cameron Fellow
Event Date: October 10, 2019
Secretary Panetta delivers the inaugural Cameron Fellows Lecture on October 10, 2019. Photo credit: Butch Ireland Former U.S. Secretary of Defense and Director of Central Intelligence Leon Panetta packed his two-day visit in October to the Bush School as the first Cameron Fellow by engaging with faculty and students and delivering the Bush School’s inaugural Cameron ...
Event Date: September 27, 2019
BIDDEFORD, Maine On September 27, more than a thousand people assembled in UNE’s Harold Alfond Forum on the Biddeford Campus to witness President Bill Clinton and former Governor Jeb Bush participate in a moderated discussion in commemoration of the 30th anniversary of President George H.W. Bush’s Education Summit
Event Date: September 16, 2019
Adapted from a Sept. 16, 2019 article by Megan Rodriguez in The Bryan Eagle. It was his decade in the White House and closeness to the Bush family that inspired former Press Secretary Marlin Fitzwater to write Calm Before the Storm: Desert Storm Diaries and Other Stories.
Event Date: June 15, 2019
41 @ 95 – Birthday Celebration in honor of President George H.W. Bush Grandkids, a skydiving demonstration and country star Lyle Lovett headlined the George & Barbara Bush Foundation’s all-day birthday celebration at the George H. W. Bush Presidential Center honoring the foundation’s namesakes 95th and 94th birthdays. The occasion marked the largest gathering of Bush family at ...
Event Date: June 12, 2019
U.S. Postal Service Issues Forever Stamp Honoring President Bush
Event Date: May 1, 2019
Acclaimed actor and humanitarian Gary Sinise came to the Annenberg Conference Center where he discussed his New York Times bestseller, “Grateful American: A Journey from Self to Service”, and the inspiring work of the Gary Sinise Foundation.
Event Date: April 23, 2019
On April 23, 2019, the George & Barbara Bush Foundation hosted Taya Kyle, author of her most recent book “American Spirit: Profiles in Resilience, Courage, and Faith”.
Event Date: April 5, 2019
On April 5th, Vice President Mike Pence and former Vice Presidents Dick Cheney and Dan Quayle discussed the modern vice presidency and shared memories of the 41st President during the 2019 CononcoPhillips White House Lecture at the George H.W. Bush Presidential Center. The historic, invitation-only event — titled “An Inside Look at the American Vice ...
Event Date: February 11, 2019
https://youtu.be/Trtao9MKfcc Adapted from a Feb. 12, 2019 article by Kenny Wiley in The Bryan Eagle. Two of George Bush’s closest colleagues took to the Frymire Auditorium stage on Presidents’ Day 2019 to share intimate stories about and reflections on the late president. Andy Card, who served as deputy White House chief of staff from 1989 through 1992, ...
Event Date: January 29, 2019
Andrew Roberts came to the George H. W. Bush Presidential Center on January 29th to discuss his acclaimed new book Churchill: Walking with Destiny.