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President George H.W. Bush

Jul 31, 2014 — Also: a novel by Oscar Hijuelos will be published posthumously; Stephen Marche on the inevitability of literary failure.
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Jun 12, 2014 — The former president had vowed on his 85th birthday that he would repeat a parachute jump on his 90th. Today's jump was his eighth.
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May 5, 2014 — The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation said Bush broke his "read my lips" campaign promise for the good of the country. It was politically costly but laid the foundation for future surpluses.
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Jul 24, 2013 — A photo shows the former president holding the two-year-old son of a member of his security detail. Patrick is undergoing treatment for leukemia.
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Apr 25, 2013 — As George W. Bush's presidential library opens, supporters of the 43rd president are convinced his reputation will improve. For that to happen, historians say, they need to get a look at the documents that the library houses — and that won't happen anytime soon.
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Dec 27, 2012 — The nation's 41st president, George H.W. Bush, has been in a Houston hospital since just after Thanksgiving. He went there for treatment of a persistent cough. Since then, he's developed a fever. Doctors are working to bring it down. Bush, 88, is said to be alert and bantering with his nurses.
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Nov 29, 2012 — Bush, 88, was admitted the day after Thanksgiving. He's being treated for bronchitis and could be released this weekend, a spokeswoman says. "This is not a life-threatening illness," she adds.
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May 31, 2012 — It's a White House tradition that brings presidents and former presidents together in a rare non-partisan event.
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Mar 29, 2012 — On the same day that Santorum would be covering himself, figuratively, in Reagan's jelly beans, Romney was scheduled to announce his receipt of the endorsement of the pork-rind lover in chief, George H. W. Bush, the man who was Reagan's vice president and who became the 41st president.
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Mar 29, 2012 — The former Massachusetts governor has now gotten the support of most of the Bush family. Former President George W. Bush, though, has not yet weighed in.
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