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The Resource George H. W. Bush : character at the core, Curt Smith

George H. W. Bush : character at the core, Curt Smith

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George H. W. Bush : character at the core
Title
George H. W. Bush
Title remainder
character at the core
Statement of responsibility
Curt Smith
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
George H. W. Bush ranks among America's most distinguished men of the last century. A war hero, businessman, politician, and the forty-first president of the United States, Bush has spent most of his life dedicated to public service. Curt Smith worked with Bush for more than twenty years, including during his presidency, when Smith wrote more speeches for Bush than anyone else. Smith's exploration of Bush's service includes in-depth narratives on the invasion of Panama, the first Gulf War, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the collapse of the Soviet Union and the Iron Curtain. He also chronicles the contrasting presidential elections of 1988 and 1992, examining the successes and failures of each. Smith profiles the people germane to Bush's life and career: his wife, Barbara; mentors such as Ronald Reagan; and political allies such as Margaret Thatcher, and many more. George H. W. Bush: Character at the Core shows how Bush's courtesy and belief in work, religion, and American exceptionalism helped the patrician connect with Middle America and take his place among the most revered statesmen of his time
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
George H. W. Bush : character at the core, Curt Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Beginnings -- Finding the water fine -- Perfectly clear -- Looking for Mr. Right -- Big jawn -- A phone call from the Gipper -- To the brink-and back -- The immaculate election -- Hopeful at the creation -- Bush at the summit -- Into the abyss -- A morning after -- America's "vision thing" -- Poetry of the heart
Control code
sky2ocm59982974
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 325 pages, 20 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781612346854
Lccn
2014019781
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
George H. W. Bush : character at the core, Curt Smith
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Beginnings -- Finding the water fine -- Perfectly clear -- Looking for Mr. Right -- Big jawn -- A phone call from the Gipper -- To the brink-and back -- The immaculate election -- Hopeful at the creation -- Bush at the summit -- Into the abyss -- A morning after -- America's "vision thing" -- Poetry of the heart
Control code
sky2ocm59982974
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 325 pages, 20 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781612346854
Lccn
2014019781
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

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