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President George W. Bush reads over a draft of his State of the Union speech in the Oval Office on January 31, 2006.

Interested in specific topics? Topic pages combine resources from the Archives' Digital Library, museum collection, audiovisual collection, archived White House Website, and more to help students, researchers, educators, and others focus on materials for their areas of interest. Topics include the September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks, the White House Easter Egg Roll, and Mrs. Laura Bush's Trips. Check back for new topic pages as more materials are processed and digitized.

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Baseball

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The love affair between America’s presidents and America’s pastime began with our country’s first president, and has only grown stronger in the two centuries since. Learn More

Presidential Daily Diary

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The President’s Daily Diary (PDD) is the official day-by-day record of every moment of George W. Bush’s eight years as President. Learn More

Easter Egg Roll

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The story of the White House Easter Egg Roll is one of the oldest and most unique traditions in Presidential history. Learn More

Education

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President George W. Bush and First Lady Mrs. Laura Bush with Kathleen Mellor the 2004 Teacher of the Year from South Kingstown, Rhode Island in the Rose Garden of the White House on April 21, 2004. Learn More

Global War on Terror

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The Global War on Terror is an international ongoing campaign launched by President George W. Bush and the United States government after the September 11, 2001 attacks to thwart terrorists before they can act. Learn More

Hurricane Katrina

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A Category 5, Hurricane Katrina was one of the deadliest hurricanes to hit the United States. Occurring between August 23 - 31, 2005, an estimated 1,833 peopled died in the hurricane and the flooding that followed. Millions of people were left homeless along the Gulf Coast and in New Orleans. Learn More

Mrs. Laura Bush's Trips

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As First Lady, Laura Bush traveled domestically to all 50 states and internationally to more than 75 countries. Learn More

Nominations and Appointments to Federal Office

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President George W. Bush shakes hands with his Supreme Court Justice Nominee John Roberts after his remarks on the State Floor of the White House on July 19, 2005. Learn More

September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks

Director of Communications Dan Bartlett points to news footage of the World Trade Center Towers burning, September 11, 2001, as President George W. Bush gathers information about the attacks while at the from Emma E. Booker Elementary School in Sarasota, Florida.

On the morning of September 11, 2001, nineteen terrorists hijacked four airplanes perpetrating a series of attacks that killed 2,977 people. Learn More

U.S. Economics & Finance

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Some major themes of President George W. Bush's economy policy include economic stimulus, job creation, economic growth, and fiscal responsibility. Learn More

U.S. & U.K. Special Relationship

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"We've got no better friend in the world than Great Britain." - President George W. Bush, November 7, 2001. Learn More

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