George H. W. Bush

The Texanhood of George H. W. Bush

Jan 2, 2019 By Mimi Swartz

He built an oil empire, revitalized the state’s Republican party, gave rise to a political dynasty, and forever changed the Lone Star State. Yet the question dogged him his entire life: Was he a real Texan or merely a Yankee transplant?

The Fixer

Mar 13, 2015 By Brian D. Sweany

James Baker says politics has changed since his White House days. For the worse.

Born to Run

Jan 20, 2013 By Skip Hollandsworth

In the campaign for governor, the Republican nominee is out to prove to voters—and himself—that he’s his own George Bush.

Cast Away

Apr 30, 2004 By Mimi Swartz

For Sharon Bush, membership in the world's most powerful family had its privileges. But as she discovered after her husband of 23 years—the brother of one president and the son of another—ended their marriage via e-mail, it can be revoked without warning.

George H.W. Bush
FLFW Will See You Now

Jun 30, 2003 By Evan Smith

In a rare interview, George H.W. Bush—a.k.a. the Former Leader of the Free World—disses Newt and the Dixie Chicks, muses on the restorative powers of Maine, and (who'd have imagined?) has nice things to say about the current occupant of the Oval Office.

Happy Babble

Jun 30, 1992 By Gregory Curtis

George H. W. Bush's commencement speech at Southern Methodist University was long on rhetoric and short on specifics.