George H.W. Bush

Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
December 07, 2018 - 2:54 pm
There were a lot of things said and a lot of images seen this week. The nation mourned the loss of what some historians believe was the greatest one term president in the history of the republic. Those are rather strong words. They go along with the strong feelings I had as it relates to the death...
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December 07, 2018 - 9:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Donald Trump says he will nominate William Barr, former President George H.W. Bush's attorney general, to serve in the same role. Trump made the announcement while departing the White House for a trip to Missouri Friday. Trump says that Barr is ``a terrific man'' and ``...
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Newell Normand
December 05, 2018 - 10:35 am
Appropriate reverence for our former President? Absolutely! Why? Because 41 mattered. For the obvious reasons, President George H. W. Bush was the leader of the United States and the free world. More importantly, 41 lived a storied life and accomplished so much. There were so many opportunities to...
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Scoot
December 05, 2018 - 9:50 am
Even in his death, President George Herbert Walker Bush is serving America. The passing of our 41st president is presenting America with the opportunity to look at where we have drifted over the past 30 + years. The journey to this point in American politics has been a drift - slow at times and a...
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AP
December 05, 2018 - 9:38 am
(WWL.com) Today is a national day of mourning in honor of the passing of George H.W. Bush, the 41st President who served from 1989-1993. LSU Political Science Professor Robert Hogan says it’s interesting to note federal offices are closed and the U.S. Postal office is not delivering mail today. “...
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December 05, 2018 - 7:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President George H.W. Bush is getting a national farewell at Washington National Cathedral before family, friends, presidents and foreign dignitaries. The nation's 41st president died Friday at age 94. His wife of 73 years, Barbara, passed away in April. Things to know about the...
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Chris Miller
December 01, 2018 - 3:29 pm
New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson is among those remembering former President George H. W. Bush . "With the passing of President Bush, my thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends," said Benson in a statement released today. "Tom and I always enjoyed the company of...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
November 30, 2018 - 11:10 pm
A spokesman says former U.S. President George H.W. Bush has died at age 94. Statement by the Office of George H. W. Bush on the passing of the 41st President of the United States of America this evening at 10:10pm CT at the age of 94. pic.twitter.com/XUPgha2aUW — Jim McGrath (@jgm41) December 1,...
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Chris Miller
April 23, 2018 - 5:58 pm
George H.W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States, is hospitalized in intensive care just days after the funeral for his wife Barbara Bush. CBS News reports Mr. Bush was admitted to Houston Methodist Hospital yesterday morning after contracting an infection that spread to his blood. The...
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April 21, 2018 - 1:11 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Barbara Bush was the “first lady of the greatest generation.” Addressing former presidents, ambassadors and hundreds of other mourners inside the nation’s largest Episcopal church on Saturday, historian Jon Meacham recalled Barbara Bush’s quick wit that made her so popular. He also...
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