Five For Friday: A Weekly Digest from the Bush Center

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[image: George W. Bush Presidential Center] Five for Friday A Weekly Digest from the Bush Center May 19, 2017 Explore More BUY ENGAGE TICKETS <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir READ THE CATALYST <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir UPCOMING EVENTS <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir 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. Tune in <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir In Focus 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 – required for entry – 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. Learn more [image: arrow] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir Read | Mrs. Bush Receives “Women Making History” Award Mrs. Bush was honored this week at the annual Women Making History Honors gala, sponsored by the National Women’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 NBC’s Chuck Todd. Read more [image: arrow] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir Read | First Lady’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 Women’s Initiative, wrote this week in The Hill that the First Lady’s platform can be a catalyst for positive change and one that can impact “both issues of personal interest as well as advancing the administration’s agenda.” They base much of their focus on the recently released research A Role Without a Rulebook. <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir Read the article [image: arrow] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir READ | A new era of war The cyberattack that debilitated computers across Europe last week is what many are calling the “new battlefield” 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 to learn more. Read commentary from Catalyst contributors [image: arrow] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir [image: George W. Bush Presidential Center] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir 2943 SMU Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75205 T. 214-200-4300 | E. xxx [image: Twitter] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir [image: Instagram] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir [image: Facebook] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir [image: Flickr] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir [image: YouTube] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir Email Preferences <forms.bushcenter.org/page.aspx | Privacy Policy <forms.bushcenter.org/page.aspx | Give Today <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir

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.

 

In Focus

Exclusive Event | Attend the Dallas Portraits of Courage Book Signing

Join us on Monday, June 5 for a book signing with President George W. Bush at the Bush Center in Dallas. A limited number of wristbands – required for entry – 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.

Read | Mrs. Bush Receives “Women Making History” Award

Mrs. Bush was honored this week at the annual Women Making History Honors gala, sponsored by the National Women’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 NBC’s Chuck Todd.

Read | First Lady’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 Women’s Initiative, wrote this week in The Hill that the First Lady’s platform can be a catalyst for positive change and one that can impact “both issues of personal interest as well as advancing the administration’s agenda.” They base much of their focus on the recently released research .

READ | A new era of war

The cyberattack that debilitated computers across Europe last week is what many are calling the “new battlefield” for rogue leaders and terrorist organizations. Government agencies need new strategies to protect against this battlefront. Read the spring edition of to learn more.
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