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Remembering Barbara Bush

September 13, 2018
“Engage at the Bush Center, Presented by Highland Capital Management” honors Mrs. Barbara Bush in two-part program on September 24.

DALLAS (September 13, 2018) – On September 24, The George W. Bush Presidential Center will present “Remembering Barbara Bush,” part of the “Engage at the Bush Center, Presented by Highland Capital Management” series.  The sold-out event will be livestreamed at bushcenter.org, and via Facebook Live and Twitter.

The program will be moderated by Cokie Roberts of ABC News and will include two panels: The first will feature a group of experts reflecting on Mrs. Bush’s legacy as first lady:

  • Susan Baker, longtime close friend who eulogized Mrs. Bush at her memorial service
  • Andy Card, Secretary of Transportation under President George H. W. Bush and former White House Chief of Staff under President George W. Bush
  • Susan Page of USA Today, author of the upcoming biography, “The Matriarch: Barbara Bush and the Making of an American Dynasty”

The second panel will feature reflections and stories from several of Mrs. Bush’s loving grandchildren, including Barbara Bush and Jenna Bush Hager.

The Engage public programming series brings newsmakers, thought leaders, and innovators to the Bush Center. Thought-provoking lectures and discussions allow visitors to connect with the Bush Center in a new way and dive deeper into many of the issues and policy areas that matter most.

 

WHEN:                  September 24, 2018

                                6:30 p.m.

WHERE:               George W. Bush Presidential Center

                             2943 SMU Boulevard

                             Dallas, Texas 75205

MEDIA RSVP:     https://forms.bushcenter.org/credientials

                           Media should apply for credentials no later than Friday, September 21.

For more information, please visit www.bushcenter.org/engage or email Katie Ballard at kballard@bushcenter.org. “Remembering Barbara Bush” will also be broadcast via Facebook Live and at www.bushenter.org.

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About the Bush Center:

Rooted in the guiding principles of President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush, the George W. Bush Presidential Center engages communities in the United States and around the world by developing leaders, advancing policy, and taking action to solve today’s most pressing challenges. Through three Impact Centers – Domestic Excellence, Global Leadership, and an Engagement Agenda – the Bush Institute delivers measurable results that save and improve lives. The Bush Center is home to the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, which is operated by the National Archives and Records Administration, and the George W. Bush Institute, the nonpartisan, public-policy arm of the Bush Center. The Bush Center is located on the campus of SMU in Dallas, Texas, and also includes a 15-acre park; Café 43, a full-service restaurant; and a Museum Store.