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Five for Friday
A Weekly Digest from the Bush Center
July 21, 2017
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UPCOMING EVENTS <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir
Tickets Now On Sale for Fall Engage Lineup That Includes President Bushâ€™s Art Instructors and Barbara Bush & Jenna Bush Hager
Tickets are now on sale for three exciting Fall Engage events:
* Discussion with President Bushâ€™s art instructors that provides a behind-the-scenes look at his training, dedication, and development as an artist.
* Special evening with Barbara Bush and Jenna Bush Hager as they tell us never-before-told stories about their family, adventures, and sisterly bond from their upcoming book, Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life.
* Conversation with former Secretary of State Dr. Condoleezza Rice about her latest book, Democracy: Stories from the Long Road to Freedom. Dana Perino will moderate. Due to pre-sale for members <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir
auditorium seats are SOLD OUT, but additional overflow seating is available at a discounted price.
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NOW OPEN | APPLICATIONS FOR FOURTH PRESIDENTIAL LEADERSHIP SCHOLARS CLASS
Online applications are now open for the 2018 class of Presidential Leadership Scholars (PLS), a first-of-its-kind partnership among the presidential centers of George W. Bush, William J. Clinton, George H.W. Bush, and Lyndon B. Johnson. PLS offers participants the unique opportunity to learn from the experience and leadership of the four affiliated presidents and join a lifelong network of nearly 200 Scholars.
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Read | Chinese Prisonerâ€™s Death Holds a Message for Americans and China
Liu Xiaobo, Chinaâ€™s most prominent dissident and Nobel Peace Prize winner, died last week. In a statement by President George W. Bush <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir
he said â€śHe dared to dream of a China that respected human rights.â€ť Bob Fu, a leader at Tiananmen Square in 1989 and former Chinese prisoner, remembers Liuâ€™s life and the legacy that he has left behind.
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Discover | Afghanistanâ€™s Future
The six high school students who competed in the FIRST Global international robotics competition exemplify strength, intelligence, and resilience. During the Taliban era, women and girls were forbidden to attend school. Since then, they have not taken their right to education for granted. As Mrs. Bush said after the launch of We Are Afghan Women <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir
, â€śWe should not underestimate the challenges that women in Afghanistan still faceâ€¦Yet I am hopeful. I am hopeful because of the skills, determination and abilities of Afghanistanâ€™s women.â€ť
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SHOP | Christmas in July collection
For the first time, our Christmas ornament collection featuring artwork by President Bush is being offered at 25-50% off. Our "Christmas in July" sale is live now through July 28. This offer is online only and honored while supplies last. Follow the link to complete your collection today.
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