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World leaders to attend funeral of George HW Bush

The State funeral of former US President George Bush Senior who died on Friday at the age of 94, will take place today. His son George W Bush is expected to deliver one of the eulogies at today's service, which will be attended by world leaders past ...
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

George HW Bush state funeral, below freezing temperatures forecast: 5 things ...

America's celebration of the life of George H.W. Bush reaches a climax Wednesday with a state funeral at Washington National Cathedral. The body of the former president, who died Friday night at the age of 94, arrived in Washington on Monday and lay in ...
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

George HW Bush funeral: Leaders arrive to pay respects

World leaders and dignitaries are arriving in the US to pay their respects at the state funeral of former President George HW Bush. The body of Mr Bush, which has been lying in state at the US Capitol, will be moved to the National Cathedral later on ...
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

George HW Bush was president for only 4 years, but he shaped the Supreme Court ...

In his single term in the Oval Office, George H.W. Bush presided over the end of the Cold War and liberalized international trade, signing the North American Free Trade Agreement. But Bush, who died Friday at 94, may have left his most enduring legacy ...
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

George W. Bush's grief for his dad, George HW Bush, is both intimate and historic

As George W. Bush approached the coffin containing the body of George H.W. Bush at the Capitol Rotunda on Monday, his face was a map of pain. Amid the pomp and the honor guards and the echoing marble, the 43rd president looked like nothing more ...
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

George HW Bush's funeral blends centuries-old traditions with personal touches

On Wednesday morning, when George H.W. Bush's casket is carried into the Washington National Cathedral, it will be set atop the same black-shrouded bier on which Abraham Lincoln and almost a dozen other presidents were once posthumously laid.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

George HW Bush funeral: Leaders in US to pay respects

US and world leaders and dignitaries are at the US National Cathedral in Washington DC to pay their respects at the state funeral of former President George HW Bush. The body of Mr Bush, which had been lying in state at the US Capitol, was moved there ...
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

The touching gesture by George HW Bush that his Secret Service 'family' will ...

George H.W. Bush sat near a flower garden in Kennebunkport, Maine, in 2013, holding a 2-year-old child. The pair wore matching blue polo shirts and khaki pants — and sported the same hairstyle. Bush had learned that the boy, the son of an agent on his ...
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

3 Books About George HW Bush's Legacy

George Herbert Walker Bush, who was president from 1989 to 1993, died on Nov. 30; his state funeral in Washington National Cathedral is today. As memorial services continue throughout the week, many are publicly reckoning with his one-term presidency.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

George HW Bush funeral: World figures pay respect

An emotional George W Bush has paid tribute to his father, former President George HW Bush, during a state funeral in Washington. Mr Bush Jr, himself a former president, described him as "a noble man, the best father". All surviving US presidents ...
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

George HW Bush got to hear his own eulogy before he died. His reaction was ...

In George H.W. Bush's final days, Jon Meacham — the Bush biographer, presidential historian and one of four people chosen to eulogize the 41st president — decided to share the words of his speech with its subject. And the ailing Bush responded in ...
Wednesday, December 5, 2018