Five For Friday: Free Engage Tickets, Experience the Story of Space Shuttle Columbia, and more

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[image: George W. Bush Presidential Center] Five for Friday A Weekly Digest from the Bush Center January 19, 2018 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 Tickets Still Available | New Free Engage Event The 2018 Engage at the Bush Center presented by Highland Capital Management schedule launches on Monday, Feb. 5 with a special two-part program: “Constitutional Conversations: Justice Scalia’s Memorable Speeches / James Madison & Today’s Media.” The evening will begin with a conversation with Christopher Scalia, author of Scalia Speaks: Reflections on Law, Faith, and Life Well Lived. The second portion of the evening will feature a panel of experts discussing today’s media landscape and what First Amendment author James Madison might have thought of it. Admission is free of charge, but you must register below. Register for tickets today <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir In Focus Experience | TELLING THE moving STORY OF THE COLUMBIA SPACE SHUTTLE This week the Bush Center welcomed former NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe, along with Mike Leinbach and Jonathan Ward, co-authors of the new book, "Bringing Columbia Home." <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir The book tells the moving and powerful story of the aftermath of the 2003 Columbia Space Shuttle tragedy. Not long after losing Columbia on reentry, O'Keefe spoke with President Bush by phone. “The first words out of the President’s mouth were, ‘Where are the families?’ That set the whole tone for everything we did that day. It reminded us what was really important.” Read an excerpt of Bringing Columbia Home [image: arrow] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir Read | Boeing Donates $ 10 Million to Military Service Initiative Boeing has awarded $ 10 million to the Bush Institute's Military Service Initiative in support of veterans' programs and services, including the inaugural year of the Stand-To Veteran Leadership Initiative. Boeing’s generous support will help the Bush Institute continue to honor the service and sacrifice of post-9/11 veterans and their families, ensuring successful transitions back into civilian life. Learn how Boeing is working to support veteran transition [image: arrow] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir Read | Texas Provides a Case Study On Trade Done Right If Texas were a country, it would have the world’s 10th-largest economy—a ranking achieved in no small part by the state’s deep involvement in international trade and investment, especially in NAFTA. On Wednesday, the Bush Institute hosted Dr. David Kreutzer of the Heritage Foundation for a joint discussion on free trade and its impact on the Texas Economy. Check out highlights from the conversation [image: arrow] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir SPREAD THE WORD | NORTH KOREA FREEDOM SCHOLARSHIP NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS Several hundred North Koreans have risked everything to escape to the U.S. After studying the North Korean refugee community and its needs, the Bush Institute established the scholarship to help escapees pursue a range of educational opportunities and build new lives in freedom. The application closes April 1. Learn more about the scholarship [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

January 19, 2018

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Tickets Still Available | New Free Engage Event

The 2018 Engage at the Bush Center presented by Highland Capital Management schedule launches on Monday, Feb. 5 with a special two-part program: “Constitutional Conversations: Justice Scalia’s Memorable Speeches / James Madison & Today’s Media.” The evening will begin with a conversation with Christopher Scalia, author of Scalia Speaks: Reflections on Law, Faith, and Life Well Lived. The second portion of the evening will feature a panel of experts discussing today’s media landscape and what First Amendment author James Madison might have thought of it. Admission is free of charge, but you must register below.

 

In Focus

Experience | TELLING THE moving STORY OF THE COLUMBIA SPACE SHUTTLE

This week the Bush Center welcomed former NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe, along with Mike Leinbach and Jonathan Ward, co-authors of the new book, The book tells the moving and powerful story of the aftermath of the 2003 Columbia Space Shuttle tragedy. Not long after losing Columbia on reentry, O'Keefe spoke with President Bush by phone. “The first words out of the President’s mouth were, ‘Where are the families?’ That set the whole tone for everything we did that day. It reminded us what was really important.” 
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Read | Boeing Donates $10 Million to Military Service Initiative

Boeing has awarded $10 million to the Bush Institute's Military Service Initiative in support of veterans' programs and services, including the inaugural year of the Stand-To Veteran Leadership Initiative. Boeing’s generous support will help the Bush Institute continue to honor the service and sacrifice of post-9/11 veterans and their families, ensuring successful transitions back into civilian life.

Read | Texas Provides a Case Study On Trade Done Right

If Texas were a country, it would have the world’s 10th-largest economy—a ranking achieved in no small part by the state’s deep involvement in international trade and investment, especially in NAFTA. On Wednesday, the Bush Institute hosted Dr. David Kreutzer of the Heritage Foundation for a joint discussion on free trade and its impact on the Texas Economy.

SPREAD THE WORD | NORTH KOREA FREEDOM SCHOLARSHIP NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

Several hundred North Koreans have risked everything to escape to the U.S. After studying the North Korean refugee community and its needs, the Bush Institute established the scholarship to help escapees pursue a range of educational opportunities and build new lives in freedom. The application closes April 1.

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