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Statecraft: The Bush 41 Team

Examine the presidency of George H.W. Bush and his foreign policy team's expertise as they navigated international crises like the fall of the Berlin Wall, reunification of Germany, the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Panama invasion and Operation Desert Storm.

Statecraft: The Bush 41 Team

56m 5s

Examine the presidency of George H.W. Bush and his foreign policy team's expertise as they navigated international crises like the fall of the Berlin Wall, reunification of Germany, the collapse of the Soviet Union the Panama invasion and Operation Desert Storm.

Episodes

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    Statecraft: The Bush 41 Team

    56m 5s

    Examine the presidency of George H.W. Bush and his foreign policy team's expertise as they navigated international crises like the fall of the Berlin Wall, reunification of Germany, the collapse of the Soviet Union the Panama invasion and Operation Desert Storm.

Extras + Features

  • Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney on Coalition Building: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney on Coalition Building

    4m 33s

    Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney describes efforts to put together a coalition against Iraq during Desert Storm and the many countries involved. He goes into detail about Iraq’s strategy to bomb Israel so that the Israelis would retaliate. If Israel had retaliated, the Arab coalition against Iraq would have crumbled. The United States worked hard to protect Israel and keep them out of the war.

  • White House Correspondent Ann Compton on George H.W. Bush: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    White House Correspondent Ann Compton on George H.W. Bush

    3m 26s

    Ann Compton, former White House Correspondent for ABC News, covered President George H.W. Bush during his administration. She describes his kindness and graciousness and shares a personal note that he wrote her. She also talks about his willingness to engage with the media and their families, and how he would sometimes invite reporters to his home in Kennebunkport, Maine, for social occasions.

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    Examine the presidency of George H.W. Bush and his foreign policy team's expertise as they navigated international crises like the fall of the Berlin Wall, reunification of Germany, the collapse of the Soviet Union the Panama invasion and Operation Desert Storm.

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    Statecraft: The Bush 41 Team

    Monday
    May 24

    1 Hour

    President George H.W. Bush and his foreign policy team navigate international crises including the fall of the Berlin Wall, reunification of Germany, the collapse of Russia, the Panama invasion and the invasion of Kuwait.

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