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George H W Bush


Watch video: In tears, George W Bush bids farewell to his father

December 06, 2018 8:37 am

"As he aged, he taught us how to grow old with dignity, humor, and kindness — and, when the good Lord finally called, how to meet him with courage and with joy in the promise of what lies ahead," George W Bush said.

Watch video: No chumminess between Trump, Obama at George Bush funeral

December 06, 2018 8:06 am

Awkward handshakes, folded arms and a forward stare - Trump's behavior contrasted with that of his presidential counterparts.

George HW Bush celebrated with praise and humour at cathedral farewell

December 06, 2018 1:32 am

The late president's eulogists — son included — noted Bush's tendency to tangle his words and show his goofy side.

In Capitol, George H W Bush remembered as 'great man' and 'gentle soul'

December 04, 2018 4:38 pm

Political combatants set aside their fights to honor a Republican who led in a less toxic era and at times found commonality with Democrats despite sharp policy disagreements.

Washington pays respects to George H W Bush as he lies in state at Capitol

December 04, 2018 8:28 am

Bush died at his Houston home on Friday night at the age of 94, seven months after the death of his wife, Barbara.

Younger Bush rarely called on elder Bush during presidency

December 03, 2018 12:29 pm

A look at some of those times as cited by George W Bush in his 2014 book "A Portrait of My Father" about George H W Bush, who died late Friday at age 94.

'I love you, too': Bush's final words were to son George W.

December 03, 2018 8:06 am

Former President George W. Bush, was the last on the line, telling his dying father how much he loved him and promising they would see each other again in heaven.

George H W Bush to lie in state in US Capitol before his state funeral at National Cathedral

December 02, 2018 5:01 pm

Bush was a man people looked up to as a role model, World War II Naval aviator, an oil pioneer and much more. In his neighborhood, people knew him as a husband, a good neighbor, and a kind citizen.

PM Modi hails Bush as leading statesman passionate about strong Indo-US ties

December 01, 2018 6:45 pm

George H W Bush, the 41st president of the US who led America during the collapse of the Soviet Union and engineered the defeat of an audacious Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, died in Houston on Friday. He was 94.

The leadership of George H W Bush

December 01, 2018 2:22 pm

It is difficult not to take note of the profound differences between George HW Bush and Donald Trump: one gracious and modest, the other rude and vain.


Last salute: George H W Bush hailed at funeral as 'soldier-statesman'

December 06, 2018 11:40 am

The national funeral service capped three days of remembrance in Washington before Bush’s remains return to Texas on Wednesday for burial Thursday.