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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: George H. W. Bush, Part One
Aired:
04/05/2008
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A look at the 41st President of the United States

 


George Bush’s upward path through the changing landscape of Texas and national politics gave him one of the most distinguished résumés in government.George Bush’s upward path through the changing landscape of Texas and national politics gave him one of the most distinguished résumés in government.

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

George H.W. Bush, Part One

Aired Monday, April 5 at 9:00 p.m. on CPTV

The latest in the AMERICAN EXPERIENCE series of award-winning and critically acclaimed presidential portraits, this two-part biography examines the life and career of the 41st president, from his service in World War II and his early career in Texas to his days in the Oval Office, first as vice president to Ronald Reagan, then as the leader who presided over the first Gulf War. Drawing upon Bush’s personal diaries and interviews with his closest advisers, the film also explores Bush’s role as the patriarch of a political family whose influence resonates in modern American life. visit the website...


 
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