George W. Bush Presidential Center

George W. Bush Presidential Center “The Center will be the focus of our attention, the place where we pursue our passions, and the forum for our public service for as long as we live.” - President George W. Bush November 12, 2009. www.bushcenter.org

The George W. Bush Presidential Center is home to the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, which is operated by the National Archives and Records Administration, and the George W. Bush Institute. The Bush Institute, founded by President and Mrs. Bush in 2009, is a public policy center with the mission of advancing freedom by expanding opportunities for individuals at home and abroad. The work of the Bush Institute is inspired by the principles that guided the Bushes in public life. The Bush Center complex is located on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, and also includes a 15-acre park, a full-service restaurant, Café 43, and a museum store.

Mission: Rooted in the guiding principles of President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush, the Bush Center engages communities in the United States and around the world by cultivating leaders and advancing policies to solve today’s most pressing challenges.

In this edition of The Catalyst, our third of four on what compassionate conservatism means today, we take a deep look a...
05/14/2019

In this edition of The Catalyst, our third of four on what compassionate conservatism means today, we take a deep look at how market-oriented principles apply to modern challenges to our planet.

Read more from Mrs. Laura W. Bush, Founder of Mission Blue Sylvia Earle, President and CEO of Texan by Nature Joni Carswell, Mayor of Miami Francis Suarez, Rep. Elise Stefanik, and more: https://www.bushcenter.org/catalyst/environment/index.html

Congratulations to this year’s #WarriorOpen champions!🏆 Jerry Woods: The Warrior Cup Champion (lowest score)🏆 An...
05/06/2019

Congratulations to this year’s #WarriorOpen champions!

🏆 Jerry Woods: The Warrior Cup Champion (lowest score)

🏆 Anthony Morales: The Champions Cup (low net score)

🏆 Pro-Am Champs: Ryan Palmer, Alexander Glenn- Camden, Brad Boone, Josh McKee, and Mark Warren

“I hope you’ve enjoyed it as much as I have. We love you, we honor you, and we are committed to helping you lead our...
05/06/2019
2019 Warrior Open

“I hope you’ve enjoyed it as much as I have. We love you, we honor you, and we are committed to helping you lead our country.” - President George W. Bush to the 2019 Warriors.

Check out a photo recap of the 2019 Warrior Open: https://www.flickr.com/photos/georgewbushcenter/sets/72157680255456478

The Bush Institute’s Warrior Open began in 2011 for United States military personnel seriously wounded or injured since September 11, 2001. This year's Warrior Open was presented by ATT at the ATT Byron Nelson May 5-6 at Trinity Forest Golf Club.

“They volunteered in the face of danger. They understand what it means to be a team player. They understand what it me...
05/05/2019
2019 Warrior Open

“They volunteered in the face of danger. They understand what it means to be a team player. They understand what it means to be disciplined and courageous.” - President George W. Bush

Check out a photo recap from Day 1 of the 2019 Warrior Open: https://www.flickr.com/photos/georgewbushcenter/albums/72157680255456478

The Bush Institute’s Warrior Open began in 2011 for United States military personnel seriously wounded or injured since September 11, 2001. This year's Warrior Open was presented by ATT at the ATT Byron Nelson May 5-6 at Trinity Forest Golf Club.

"The #WarriorOpen is more than a golf tournament. It's a testament to the resilience of our most seriously wounded warri...
05/03/2019
If you like a big-comeback golf story, consider the Warrior Open

"The #WarriorOpen is more than a golf tournament. It's a testament to the resilience of our most seriously wounded warriors, and a reminder of the bond forged in the line of duty." - Miguel Howe https://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/commentary/2019/05/03/if-you-like-a-big-come-back-golf-story-consider-the-warrior-open

On the ninth hole of President George W. Bush's Warrior Open Golf tournament, the computer chip in Bobby Dove's knee malfunctioned, causing him to...

Our Native Texas Park, open year round, reflects President  George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura W. Bush's love of the native T...
04/22/2019

Our Native Texas Park, open year round, reflects President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura W. Bush's love of the native Texas landscape. Visitors can explore native Texas environments such as Blackland Prairie, Post Oak Savannah, and Cross Timbers Forest. Plan your visit now: https://t.co/1zrFg0SFIZ #EarthDay

As the space frontier continues to change, what is a realistic expectation for the future of #space? Find out now on our...
04/11/2019

As the space frontier continues to change, what is a realistic expectation for the future of #space? Find out now on our livestream with Ariane Cornell of Blue Origin at #ForumonLeadership.

Research shows that women leaders are more likely to demonstrate empathy, transparency, and collaboration—all traits t...
04/11/2019

Research shows that women leaders are more likely to demonstrate empathy, transparency, and collaboration—all traits that closely align with today’s ideas of transformative #leadership. Watch #LIVE now as Dr. Henry Kissinger and Bush Center CEO Ken Hersh discuss at #ForumonLeadership.

Watch #LIVE now as Bush Institute Military Service Director Matthew Amidon awards Dylan Tete of (Bastion Community) the ...
04/11/2019

Watch #LIVE now as Bush Institute Military Service Director Matthew Amidon awards Dylan Tete of (Bastion Community) the Military Service Citation at #ForumonLeadership.

Stand-To Veteran Leadership Scholar Richard Casper is #LIVE at #ForumonLeadership giving his testimonial. Tune in to our...
04/11/2019

Stand-To Veteran Leadership Scholar Richard Casper is #LIVE at #ForumonLeadership giving his testimonial. Tune in to our livestream now.

04/11/2019
2019 Forum on Leadership

Watch Live: The 2019 Forum on Leadership continues with afternoon sessions including discussions around technological transformations and threats, exploration of the last great frontier as the last great market, a conversation about the new world order, and more. #ForumonLeadership

Tune in now to our livestream to watch Michael Chertoff (The Chertoff Group) and Peter Altabef (Unisys Corp) #LIVE at #F...
04/11/2019

Tune in now to our livestream to watch Michael Chertoff (The Chertoff Group) and Peter Altabef (Unisys Corp) #LIVE at #ForumonLeadership discussing technological transformations and threats.

Tune in now to our livestream to see Bush Institute WE Lead Scholar Mariz Doss give her testimonial #LIVE at #ForumonLea...
04/11/2019

Tune in now to our livestream to see Bush Institute WE Lead Scholar Mariz Doss give her testimonial #LIVE at #ForumonLeadership.

Join our livestream as we kick off the 2019 #ForumonLeadership with President George W. Bush and Former Secretary of Def...
04/11/2019

Join our livestream as we kick off the 2019 #ForumonLeadership with President George W. Bush and Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates. #LIVE Now.

04/11/2019
Forum on Leadership 2019

Watch live: Our annual Forum on Leadership will explore the responsibilities of global citizenship, technological transformations and threats, the future of the space race, and more — featuring speakers such as President George W. Bush, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, and more. #ForumonLeadership

Two legendary American statesmen, President George W. Bush and Robert Gates, will share their views on timely issues of ...
04/11/2019

Two legendary American statesmen, President George W. Bush and Robert Gates, will share their views on timely issues of national and international importance and will make the case for compassionate leadership in a fractured world #LIVE here at 10 am CT. Tune in. #ForumonLeadership

Our annual Forum on Leadership is tomorrow! Tune in to our Facebook livestream to watch sessions on the responsibilities...
04/10/2019
Forum on Leadership | Bush Center

Our annual Forum on Leadership is tomorrow! Tune in to our Facebook livestream to watch sessions on the responsibilities of global citizenship, technological transformations and threats, the future of the space race, and more — featuring speakers such as President George W. Bush, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, and more.

You can also watch as Bill and Melinda Gates of The Gates Foundation, Jan Langbein of Genesis Women's Shelter & Support, and Dylan Tête of Bastion Community are honored for their leadership.
https://t.co/nPqyn4cenX

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03/31/2019
Grateful American: A Conversation with Gary Sinise

Watch live: Col. Miguel Howe, USA (Ret.), the April and Jay Graham Fellow of the Military Service Initiative at the Bush Institute, will lead a conversation with Sinise and discuss his new memoir, The New York Times Best Seller, Grateful American: A Journey from Self to Service.

Award-winning actor and director Gary Sinise tells the story of how he found his calling: To see that those who defend this country and its freedoms are never forgotten.

Gary Sinise will be at the Bush Center this Sunday! Overflow tickets are still available to see the award-winning actor ...
03/26/2019
Grateful American: A Conversation with Gary Sinise | Bush Center

Gary Sinise will be at the Bush Center this Sunday! Overflow tickets are still available to see the award-winning actor and director tell the story of how he found his calling: To see that those who defend this country and its freedoms are never forgotten. https://t.co/FPz9aQKF4a

Show begins at 2:00 p.m. Central Auditorium seating is sold out. Overflow tickets, available at a discount, are

#Dallas! Join Cafe Brazil tomorrow for Crepe Fest from 6 am-10 pm, where 100% of proceeds will go towards our Military S...
03/18/2019

#Dallas! Join Cafe Brazil tomorrow for Crepe Fest from 6 am-10 pm, where 100% of proceeds will go towards our Military Service Initiative.

We are GIVING BACK to our communities this year at CREPE FEST!!!! Join us Tuesday March 19th
Enjoy ANY of our amazing Crepe Entrees and we will DONATE 100% of PROCEEDS to the following local charities!!

Remarks by President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura W. Bush at a Naturalization Ceremony Today at the Bush Center | Read ...
03/18/2019
Remarks by President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush at a Naturalization Ceremony | Bush Center

Remarks by President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura W. Bush at a Naturalization Ceremony Today at the Bush Center | Read now: https://www.bushcenter.org/about-the-center/newsroom/press-releases/2019/remarks-presidentbush-mrsbush-naturalization-ceremony.html

Monday, March 18, 2019 MRS. LAURA BUSH:  Good morning everyone, and welcome to the George W. Bush Presidential Center. President Bu

03/18/2019
A Naturalization Ceremony Hosted by the Bush Institute

Watch live: President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura W. Bush deliver remarks at a naturalization ceremony hosted by the George W. Bush Institute.

The Bush Institute believes that smart, skills-based immigration reform accelerates economic growth. We will honor America’s immigrant heritage with an official naturalization ceremony.

Tune in tomorrow at 10 am CDT to see President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura W. Bush give remarks noting the contributio...
03/17/2019
BUSH INSTITUTE TO HOST NATURALIZATION CEREMONY FOR 51 NEW AMERICAN CITIZENS | Bush Center

Tune in tomorrow at 10 am CDT to see President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura W. Bush give remarks noting the contributions of immigrants to our society and the importance of border security during a naturalization ceremony at the Bush Center. Learn more: https://t.co/dlAnQbkJhX

DALLAS—On Monday, March 18, the George W. Bush Institute will honor America’s immigrant heritage with an official immigration naturalization cere

As personal aides to President George H.W. Bush, Tim McBride and Tom Frechette spent long hours with our 41st president....
03/15/2019
The Strategerist by George W. Bush Institute on Apple Podcasts

As personal aides to President George H.W. Bush, Tim McBride and Tom Frechette spent long hours with our 41st president. They share behind-the-scenes stories illustrating the man they knew and that so many loved on #TheStrategerist #podcast. Listen now: https://t.co/fSwhNKc9ns

Download past episodes or subscribe to future episodes of The Strategerist by George W. Bush Institute for free.

Bill Browder is Russian President Vladimir Putin’s number one enemy. We chat with Bill in our new podcast, The Strateg...
03/11/2019
The Strategerist by George W. Bush Institute on Apple Podcasts

Bill Browder is Russian President Vladimir Putin’s number one enemy. We chat with Bill in our new podcast, The Strategerist, about his campaign to expose Putin and Russian government officials for their corruption and human rights abuses. Listen now: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-strategerist/id1450428537?mt=2#episodeGuid=ac165f5d462c41dfb705ef3355e452e8

Download past episodes or subscribe to future episodes of The Strategerist by George W. Bush Institute for free.

03/08/2019
International Women's Day

Happy #InternationalWomensDay! We asked the Bush Center staff to tell us who inspires them on this special day. Check out what they had to say:

"On this #InternationalWomensDay, I’m particularly grateful to work at an organization like the George W. Bush Preside...
03/08/2019
Finding Inspiration | Bush Center

"On this #InternationalWomensDay, I’m particularly grateful to work at an organization like the George W. Bush Presidential Center that supports strong female leaders on our staff. I’m also proud of our work supporting the empowerment of women around the world, especially in countries where women have not had the same opportunities as I have had in the United States." -Bush Institute Executive Director Holly Kuzmich

https://www.bushcenter.org/publications/articles/2019/3/holly-kuzmich-iwd.html

In the spring of 1993 as a senior in high school, I was weighing my options and deciding where I would attend college. One choice was a competitive private u

Tonight we're giving viewers a rare, behind-the-scenes glimpse into #CampDavid, the presidential retreat that has fascin...
03/05/2019
Camp David: An Insider's Look | Bush Center

Tonight we're giving viewers a rare, behind-the-scenes glimpse into #CampDavid, the presidential retreat that has fascinated Americans for generations. Tune into the livestream here at 6:30 p.m. CST. Learn more: https://t.co/CwWRptkhaQ

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Our all new special exhibit, “Presidential Retreats: Away from the White House, opens this Wednesday!We’re taking an...
03/04/2019
Presidential Retreats: Away from the White House | Bush Center

Our all new special exhibit, “Presidential Retreats: Away from the White House, opens this Wednesday!

We’re taking an in-depth look at how presidents have used these special places for work, rejuvenation, and rest. The exhibit explores Presidential Retreats over the last two centuries from Mount Vernon to Mar-a-Lago, with a featured focus on Camp David, Prairie Chapel Ranch, LBJ Ranch, and Walker’s Point.

Learn more and plan your visit: https://www.bushcenter.org/exhibits-and-events/exhibits/2019/presidential-retreats.html

From March 6 to October 6, 2019, the George W. Bush Presidential Center will present a special exhibit exploring presidential retreats. Four featured re

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