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George H.W. Bush: In Defense of Principle
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Authors: Wesley B. Borucki (Palm Beach Atlantic University, West Palm Beach, FL, USA) 
Book Description:
The forty-first president of the United States, George Herbert Walker Bush, arguably had more preparation for the office than any other man who has held the office. Having been a success in the oil business after his heroic service in World War II and graduation from Yale University, Bush served as a Congressman from Texas, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Chairman of the Republican National Committee during the Watergate scandal, the U.S. Chief Liaison to the People’s Republic of China, and director of the Central Intelligence Agency in the 1960s and 1970s. Although he served only one term, President Bush saw the nation through the end of the Cold War, the 1989 invasion of Panama, and the first Persian Gulf War in Iraq all in defense of the principles of liberty and political self-determination for all peoples. In so doing, he demonstrated a sense of loyalty to longtime friends that largely defines his life and career in public service. (Imprint: Nova Press)

Table of Contents:
Acknowledgments
Foreword

Chapter 1. Learning the Spirit of Public Service: George Bush the Youth, Pilot, and Businessman pp.1-20

Chapter 2. Republicanism from the Ground Up: George Bush Enters the Political Stage pp.21-30

Chapter 3. Serving Country and Party: Bush at the UN and Republican National Committee pp.31-44

Chapter 4. Critical Training for the Presidency: Bush in China and at the CIA pp.45-66

Chapter 5. More than Fine with the Platform: George H. W. Bush as Vice President pp.67-100

Chapter 6. Dealing with a “New World Order”: President Bush and Challenges to Communism pp.101-138

Chapter 7. Toward a New Middle East Order: The Gulf War and Hopes for Peace in Palestine pp.139-160

Chapter 8. Vision with Points of Light: George Bush’s Domestic Policies pp.161-202

Chapter 9. 1992: The Worst Year of George H. W. Bush’s Life pp.203-214

Chapter 10. Epilogue: After the Presidency Bibliography pp.215-226

Index

   Series:
      First Men, America’s Presidents Series - Peterson, Barbara Bennett (Oregon State University), Series Editor
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 6 x 9 (NBC - C)
   ISBN: 978-1-61122-133-6
   Status: AP
  
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