George Hw Bush

  • George W Bush writes book about father 5 hours 50 minutes ago

    New York: His paintings made news worldwide, but it turns out that former President George W Bush has been working on another, highly personal project since leaving the White House: He has quietly completed a biography of his father, former President George HW Bush. Crown Publishers told The Associated Press on...
  • Former US President George WH Bush skydives for 90th birthday June 13, 2014

    Maine: Former President George HW Bush celebrated his 90th birthday on Thursday by making a tandem parachute jump near his summer home, fulfilling a goal he made five years ago after a similar jump even though he can no longer use his legs. The nation's 41st president jumped from a helicopter...
  • US: Desert Storm commander H Norman Schwarzkopf dies December 28, 2012

    Washington: Truth is, retired Gen H Norman Schwarzkopf didn't care much for his popular "Stormin' Norman" nickname. The seemingly no-nonsense Desert Storm commander's reputed temper with aides and subordinates supposedly earned him that rough-and-ready moniker. But others around the general, who died Thursday in Tampa, Fla, at age 78 of...
  • US: George Bush senior shifted to intensive care unit December 27, 2012

    Houston: Former President George HW Bush has been admitted to the intensive care unit at a Houston hospital "following a series of setbacks including a persistent fever," but he is alert and talking to medical staff, his spokesman said on December 26. Jim McGrath, Bush's spokesman in Houston, said in...
  • Former first lady Betty Ford dies at 93 July 9, 2011

    Los Angeles: Betty Ford said things that first ladies just don't say, even today. And 1970s America loved her for it. According to Mrs Ford, her young adult children probably had smoked marijuana - and if she were their age, she'd try it, too. She told "60 Minutes" she wouldn't be...