During his morning briefing, April 2, 2003, President George W. Bush reviews the progress of the war with members of the War Council. (P28531-23A)
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Memorial Day, Federal Holiday

May 27, 2013
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The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, May 27. The research room will be closed. Learn More

George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum Opens to the Public

May 01, 2013

Starting May 1, the Library and Museum will be open to the public, Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. For more information see www.georgewbushlibrary.smu.edu/Visit/Plan-Your-Museum-Visit.aspx. Learn More

Dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center

April 25, 2013
Courtesy George W. Bush Presidential Center.

The George W. Presidential Center is a state-of-the-art facility located on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Opening to the public on May 1, 2013, the Center will house the George W. Bush Institute and the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. The Library and Museum is the 13th Pr... Learn More

George Washington's Acts of Congress Exhibit

July 14, 2013 | 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
DeGolyer Library, Southern Methodist University - 6404 Robert S. Hyer Lane, Dallas, Texas 75205
George Washington's Acts of Congress Exhibit

George Washington’s personal copy of the Laws of the United States, First Session 1789, also known as the Acts of Congress, will be on display at the thirteen Presidential Libraries through a special partnership between the National Archives and the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association. This traveling exhibit will be on di... Learn More

Happy St. Patrick's Day

March 17, 2013

President George W. Bush accepts a bowl of shamrocks from Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern during a ceremony celebrating St. Patrick's Day in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, March 17, 2005. Learn More

The President Who Said No

March 06, 2013 | 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
McCord Auditorium - 306 Dallas Hall, 3225 University Boulevard | Get Directions

"The President Who Said No: Debt; Temperament and Calvin Coolidge's Lessons for Today" - a lecture presented by SMU's Center for Presidential History and the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum featuring Amity Shlaes (Director, 4% Growth Project, George W. Bush Institute). For more information on this ev... Learn More

Presidents' Day, Federal Holiday

February 18, 2013
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Remembered by the United States Congress as "first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen," George Washington dedicated his life to the success of America, as did Abraham Lincoln. We celebrate their lives and honor their contributions. Learn More

Martin Luther King, Jr., Federal Holiday

January 21, 2013
President George W. Bush meets with Coretta Scott King in the Oval Office, February 25, 2004. (P38134-12A-398V)

"Our Nation honors an American who dedicated his life to the fundamental principles of freedom, opportunity, and equal justice for all. Today, all Americans benefit from Dr. King's work and his legacy of courage, dignity, and moral clarity." --- President George W. Bush, Presidential Proclamation, 2004 Learn More

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