Growing out of President Bush's own outreach and the ongoing work of the George W. Bush Institute's Military Service Initiative, Portraits of Courage brings together 66 full-color portraits and a four-panel mural painted by President Bush of members of the United States military who have served our nation with honor since 9/11 - and whom he has come to know personally.
In this brave, beautiful, and deeply personal memoir, Laura Bush, one of our most beloved and private first ladies, tells her own extraordinary story. She writes openly about the White House during wartime, the withering and relentless media spotlight, and the transformation of her role as she began to understand the power of the first lady.
"Disappointed in Del Mar"
Laura Bush, the First Lady of the United States, speaks on the second night of the Republican National Convention in Minneapolis, September 2, 2008.
"How Afghanistan’s women are helping the country move forward" is from the March 07, 2016, Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Laura Bush and narrated by Sam Scholl.