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George H. W. BUSH

 



(Created on 12/12/2017)

 

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  • State Funeral of Former President George H.W. Bush - with pictures - 5 December 2018
    "The U.S. bids farewell to former President George H.W. Bush at a state funeral in Washington attended by top American political figures,
    along with current and former leaders from throughout the world."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • Bush's Eulogy to His Father, George H.W. Bush - 5 December 2018
    Editor's Note: Former President George W. Bush, America's 43rd president, delivered an eulogy to his father, George H.W. Bush, the country's 41st president,
    at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • Bush Remembered as ‘Last Great Soldier-Statesman’ - Text + Audio + Pictures - 5 December 2018
    "Presidents and world leaders attended the funeral of the 41st President, George H.W. Bush.
    Friends and family celebrated the life of the long-time public official’s life with praise and laughter."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • George H.W. Bush's Service Dog Sully Stays by His Side - Text + Audio + Pictures - 4 December 2018
    "All day, thousands of people walked by Bush's flag-covered casket. Alongside them was someone that came into his life only recently: his service dog, Sully.
    Bush received Sully in June from America's VetDogs, an organization that trains dogs to help war veterans and active military members."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)



  • George HW Bush: A look back on the former US president's life - 1 December 2018
    "Former US president George HW Bush, whose plane was shot down during World War Two and who went on to become a millionaire by the age of 40, has died.
    He passed away at the age of 94, his son George W Bush announced.
    Bush Sr served as the 41st US president, between 1989 and 1993; his term defined by the end of the Cold War and the first Iraq war against Saddam Hussein."

    (BBC)



  • George H.W. Bush: Cautious - Text + Audio + Pictures + Video + Quiz - 1 December 2018
    "Editor's Note: Former United States President George H. W. Bush has died at the age of 94, his family announced.
    He was a congressman, an ambassador to the U.N., director of the Central Intelligence Agency, vice-president and the 41st president.
    Bush died late on Friday, November 30, 2018. He passed away about eight months after the death of his wife, Barbara Bush.
    "

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)