Bush Library Releases Presidential Records
DALLAS (Feb. 5, 2016) – The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum released another set of files from its large collection of Presidential records. Documents released at this time focus on faith-based and community initiatives, performance enhancing drugs in professional baseball, and trade issues.
Every day, the President and his staff generate thousands of textual, electronic, and audiovisual records providing insight into the issues confronting our nation. Presidential Libraries preserve and make available these official records and others pertaining to the Presidency, and the many issues and challenges of service in the White House.
The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum has almost 70 million pages of textual materials and approximately 80 terabytes of electronic records. National Archives and Records Administration staff are steadily working toward making this massive collection available to the public.
To research Presidential materials and learn how to submit a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, click here.
The 2016 Presidential election year is excellent time to visit the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. Running March 1 to October 9, 2016, the Library and Museum presents “Path to the Presidency.” Visitors will be able to watch historic political ads and debates, give convention speeches using a teleprompter, pose for a campaign posters, and practice shaking hands on a “Grip-o-Meter.” Featured artifacts, such as a letter written by George Washington about why he would not seek a third term, also help tell the story of how presidential campaigns have changed the course of our nation.
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