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Five for Friday
A Weekly Digest from the Bush Center
May 19, 2017
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President Bush and Team 43 Warriors Talk Portraits of Courage - Watch the Livestream Monday
On Monday, May 22, President George W. Bush will take to the Bush Center stage to discuss the stories and spirit behind Portraits of Courage alongside some of the subjects of his paintings - members of Team 43 - and a panel of experts in a lively Engage conversation. Guests at the sold-out event will hear from Dr. Jim Kelly , a leader in the treatment of post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury; Melissa Walker , who leads creative arts therapy at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence; and three Team 43 alumni whose stories are chronicled in Portraits of Courage.
Join us for the livestream on Monday, May 22 at 6:30 p.m. CDT.
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Exclusive Event | Attend the Dallas Portraits of Courage Book Signing
Join us on Monday, June 5 for a Portraits of Courage book signing <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir
with President George W. Bush at the Bush Center in Dallas. A limited number of wristbands â€“ required for entry â€“ are available for purchase online. Each wristband includes entry to the Portraits of Courage special exhibit and one signed copy of Portraits of Courage , with the opportunity to purchase one additional signed copy.
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Read | Mrs. Bush Receives â€śWomen Making Historyâ€ť Award
Mrs. Bush was honored this week at the annual Women Making History Honors gala, sponsored by the National Womenâ€™s History Museum. She was recognized for her advocacy efforts and contributions to women and girls around the world. The event, held in Washington, D.C., included an onstage interview with Mrs. Bush by NBCâ€™s Chuck Todd.
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Read | First Ladyâ€™s Platform for Positive Change
Anita McBride , former Chief of Staff to Mrs. Bush, and Natalie Gonnella-Platts , Deputy Director of the Bush Institute's Womenâ€™s Initiative, wrote this week in The Hill that the First Ladyâ€™s platform can be a catalyst for positive change and one that can impact â€śboth issues of personal interest as well as advancing the administrationâ€™s agenda.â€ť They base much of their focus on the recently released research A Role Without a Rulebook. <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir
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READ | A new era of war
The cyberattack that debilitated computers across Europe last week is what many are calling the â€śnew battlefieldâ€ť for rogue leaders and terrorist organizations. Government agencies need new strategies to protect against this battlefront. Read the spring edition of The Catalyst <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir
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