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George H. W. Bush





George Bush

Former director of the CIA,
UN ambassador and U.S.
Representative from Texas,
George H. W. Bush was
seeking the Republican Party's
nomination for President when
he was presented by The Forum
December 13, 1979. He left the
primaries six months later, but
was chosen for the second spot
on the ticket by his political rival
Ronald Reagan. Bush served
two terms as Vice President and
was elected President in 1988.

Stuart Chase  |  on presidential politics  1.25.44
Marquis Childs  10.25.44
Walter Judd  1944–45
Ezequiel Padilla  1947–48
John T. Flynn  1947–48
Ellis Arnall  |  on U.S.–Russia relations  1.26.48
Norman Cousins  |  Dreaming About the Peace  1.12.49
Wayne Morse  12.6.49
William Hillman  |  The Presidency, Greatest Job on Earth  10.21.52
Margaret Bourke-White  |  on Korea  2.8.53
Drew Pearson  1958–59
Norman Thomas  |  Problems — National and International  1.4.62
Clarence Manion  |  The Conservative American  5.15.62
Gordon D. Hall  |  Patriotism on the Extreme Right  1.8.64
Pierre Mendès France  |  A Modern Conception of Democracy  3.9.64
Wayne Morse  2.17.64
Marquis Childs  |  Washington Calling  2.8.65
Robert Taft, Jr.  |  A Challenge to the Republican Party  1.4.66
Seymour Melman  12.7.66
Eugene McCarthy  |  Presidential campaign  2.21.68
Harold Stassen  |  Presidential campaign  3.12.68
Richard Nixon  |  Presidential campaign  3.19.68
Yitzhak Rabin  |  on the situation in the Middle East  4.10.69
Julian Bond  |  The New Political Coalition  5.12.69
Harold E. Hughes  |  A Senator's View of the Drug Crisis in America  4.70
John Kenneth Galbraith  |  The Problem of Priority in the Industrial State  5.8.70
Anthony Moffett  1970–71
Ralph Nader  |  Corporate Responsibility and Consumer Protection  9.23.70
Al Capp  |  Ask Al Capp  4.1.71
Gloria Steinem + Flo Kennedy  |  Women's Liberation  4.19.71
Eugene McCarthy  1971–72
Edmund Muskie  1971–72
Wayne Morse  |  The President Has Too Much Power  9.22.71
James Whitmore  |  Will Rogers' U.S.A.  12.1.71
Jack Anderson  |  The People's Right to Know  9.20.72
Philip Berrigan  9.10.73
Anderson Connor  |  executive director of the American Party  1973–74
Martin J. Schreiber  2.20.74
William F. Buckley, Jr.  |  Some of the Problems of Freedom  11.13.74
August Nimtz  |  The Politics of Hunger in Africa  11.18.74
Russell Peterson  |  Growth and the Quality of Life  11.24.74
Yvonne Brathwaite Burke  |  Women in Politics  1.30.76
Albert Shanker  |  Public Employee Unions  10.12.76
Al Baldus + Steve Gunderson  1976–77
Daniel Berrigan + Saul Sorrin  |  with a screening of The Palestinian  11.9.78
Meridel Le Sueur  1978–79
Ben Bradlee  |  Washington and the Press  3.6.79
Bella Abzug  |  Feminism and Activism  9.2.79
John Culver  |  You Are Important: The Political Process Won't Work Without You
   
11.26.79
Pete McCloskey  11.27.79
George Bush  |  Campaign 1980  12.13.79
Leonard Gambrell + Stephen Gosch + Gabriel Kojoian + Paulis Lazda +
    Howard Lutz + Richard Marcus + Edward Pond  |  UW-Eau Claire faculty  |
    Draft Symposium  2.27.80
James J. Kilpatrick  |  A Candid View of the Big Vote  10.22.80
Gene Sharp  |  War, Power and Defense  10.5.81
Anthony Earl  1982–83
Terry Kohler  1982–83
Eugene J. Carroll, Jr.  | associate director of the Center for Defense Information  |
    Can Nuclear War Be Avoided?  9.10.82
Jerry Hill + Ray DePerry  |  Legal Issues Affecting Indian Tribes and Individuals
    10.26.83
Paul DeMain  |  Wisconsin Indian Affairs: A View from the Governor's Office
    11.2.83
Wesley Martel  |  Indian Resources: Who Profits?  11.9.83
Ed Barber + Chuck BeznyThe Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978  11.30.83
Mary Purcell + Dorothy Ridings  |  Watching the Women's Vote  3.6.84
Harold Wilson  |  The View from 10 Downing Street  9.25.85
Douglas Fraser  |  America's Workers Today and Tomorrow  1.28.86
William Proxmire  |  My 30 Years in the Senate: McCarthy and Beyond  4.3.86
Phyllis Schlafly + Sarah Weddington  3.3.87
Shirley Chisholm  |  Knowledge Is Power: The American People  4.23.87
Mike Farrell  |  An Exchange of Views  3.29.88
William Westmoreland  |  The True History of Vietnam  12.7.88
Noam Chomsky  |  Necessary Illusions: The Manufacture of Consent
    in a Democracy  3.1.89
Daniel Schorr  |  Society, Ethics and the Press  4.23.90
Gaylord Nelson  4.10.90
Ralph Nader  |  The Battle for Consumer Justice  5.8.91
The Capitol Steps  10.25.91
George McGovern + Edwin Meese III  |  Economic Justice in America  11.6.91
Wilma Mankiller  |  Cherokee Roots and American Dreams  1.31.92
Jim Marrs  |  Who Killed JFK?  2.26.92
Nina Totenberg  |  Covering the Courts: Cases, Convictions and Confirmations
    1.28.93
Li Lu  |  China: Tiananmen Square and Beyond  2.18.93
Molly Ivins  |  Molly Ivins Can't Say That, Can She?  9.23.93
Morton Downey, Jr. + Dave Pallone  |  The Gay Rights Debate  4.26.95
James Finn Garner  |  Politically Incorrect Bedtime Stories  4.16.97
Michael Moore  |  An Evening with Michael Moore  11.25.97
David S. Broder  |  Why Journalism Values Matter: Reflections on
    Ann Devroy  5.6.98
Robert McChesney  |  Corporate Media and the Threat to Democracy  9.14.98
Cornel West  |  The War Against Parents in the Workplace and in Politics  2.11.99
José Ramos-Horta  |  Human Rights: Democracy and the Rule of Law in the
    Asia Pacific Region  4.7.99
Gaylord Nelson  4.20.99
David Maraniss  |  Ann Devroy, Vince Lombardi and Bill Clinton:
    Which Doesn't Belong, and Why?  4.27.99
Andrew Sullivan  |  The Politics of Homosexuality  2.3.00
Leonard Downie, Jr.  |  The Future of News  4.27.00
Jim Hightower  |  Election 2000: A Space Odyssey  9.18.00
Howard Zinn  |  You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train  10.10.00
Gwen Ifill  |  Politics, Policy and Reality: What's Really Going On in
    Washington, D.C.  5.2.01
Helen Caldicott  |  George W. Bush and the Threat of Nuclear War  9.11.01
Karen DeYoung  |  Government and the News Media Since 9/11:
    A Washington Perspective  4.29.02
Ralph Nader  |  World Trade, Globalization and You: Bigger is Not Better  9.24.02
Seymour Hersh  |  Foreign Policy in an Election Year  10.22.02
Judy Richardson  |  Eyes on the Prize: The Civil Rights Movement and
    Its Relevance to Modern America  2.24.03
Lou Cannon  |  Why We Write: Reflections of a Reporter and Biographer
    4.24.03
P.J. O'Rourke  |  The Politics of Worry  9.17.03
Bobby Seale  |  Seize the Time: The Story of the Black Panther Party  2.12.04
Andrea Mitchell  |  The 2004 Presidential Campaign: New Challenges for
    Broadcast News  4.22.04
Ethan Nadelmann  |  Building a Political Movement to End the War on Drugs
    11.30.04
Mike McCurry  |  Spinners and Snarks: Trouble Times in the Press-Politician
    Relationship  4.19.05
Dana Milbank  |  Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Blog?  4.25.06
Robert Kaiser + Bob Woodward  |  The Importance of Learning the
    Government's Secrets  4.26.07
Amy Goodman  |  Democracy Now!  4.28.10
Jeremy Scahill  |  Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful
    Mercenary Army  1.9.10
Trita Parsi  |  Treacherous Alliance: The Secret Dealings of Iran, Israel and
    the United States  10.27.10
Dave Zirin  |  Not Just a Game: The Political Education of Sports  3.28.12
Tim Wise  |  They Want Their Country Back: Racial Nostalgia and
    White Anxiety in an Era of Change  10.9.12

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