American Presidents

More about George Bush

  • During his presidency, the Savings and Loan Crisis occurred.
  • Barbara Bush called working for a more literate America the “most important issue we have.” She was honorary chairman for the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy. She advocated volunteerism for the homeless, AIDS, the elderly and schools.
  • He was president during the "fall of communism."
  • "I don't feel the compulsion to be the glamour, one shot, smart comment kind of guy. I think experience, steadiness, knowing how to interact with people is the way to get things done better."

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