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Photojournalism and the American Presidency - Reading America's Photos
Photojournalism and the American Presidency - Reading America's Photos
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George H.W. Bush, Forty-First President
President Bush visits with American soldiers in Saudi Arabia.,  Wally McNamee, UT Center for American History

Photograph by: Wally McNamee, 1990
On Thanksgiving Day, President Bush visits with American soldiers in Saudi Arabia who would soon be fighting in the Gulf War. By the end of 1990, more than 425,000 American troops and 100,000 allied troops were positioned in the Middle East.
 
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Former Texas congressman and CIA director George H.W. Bush, accompanied by his son George W. Bush before announcing his candidacy in 1980Candidate Bush gives a speech.President-elect Bush's and his granddaughter, Ellie LeBlond.
First Lady Barbara Bush at an adult education center in LondonPresident Bush and Polish President Lech WalesaPresident Bush shows the pressures of the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait.
President Bush visits Saudi Arabia.President Bush visits with American soldiers in Saudi Arabia.President Bush and Secretary of State James Baker
President Bush appears at a press conference.Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney reports to President Bush.President Bush examines hurricane damage in his home
President Bush on Air Force OnePresident Bush concedes the election to Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton. Presidents Bush, Ford, and Carter with First Ladies Johnson, Bush, Ford, and Carter at the Gerald Ford Library

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