George H.W. Bush Presidential Library
The Web site for Bush's presidential library contains information about the former president and its collections, including online documents and photographs.

George H.W. Bush at the Miller Center
The University of Virginia's Miller Center for Public Affairs presents an extensive online reference guide to Bush's presidency. Access full audio and text of Bush's speeches.

American Experience: The Presidents
Watch acclaimed Presidential biographies of FDR, Truman, LBJ, Nixon, Jimmy Carter, Reagan, and Bush. Share your comments and make connections to the issues we face today.

Aircraft Carrier George H. W. Bush
Access information and photographs of the aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush (CVN77). The super carrier was christened in October 2006.

Frontline: The Gulf War
Frontline examines the crisis in the Persian Gulf with interactive descriptions of weapons used in the conflict, and reflections on the war from officials and generals. The site also presents first-hand accounts from soldiers who served during Desert Storm.


Baker III, James A. The Politics of Diplomacy. New York, Putnam, 1995.

Beschloss, Michael R. and Strobe Talbott. At the Highest Levels: The Inside Story of the End of the Cold War. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1993.

Bradley, James. Flyboys: A True Story of Courage. Boston: Back Bay Books, 2004.

Bush Koch, Doro. My Father, My President: A Personal Account of the Life of George H.W. Bush. New York: Warner Books, 2006.

Bush, Barbara. Barbara Bush: A Memoir. New York: Scribner, 1994.

Bush, George and Brent Scowcroft. A World Transformed. New York: Vintage Books, 1998.

Bush, George and Victor Gold. Looking Forward. New York: Doubleday, 1987.

Cramer, Richard Ben. What It Takes: The Way to the White House. New York: Vintage Books, 1993.

Duffy, Michael. "Bill Clinton & George H.W. Bush." Time, 30 April 2006. Available online:,9171,1187350,00.html.

Duffy, Michael and Dan Goodgame. Marching in Place: The Status Quo Presidency of George Bush. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992.

Feldman, Leslie D. and Rosanna Perotti, editors. Honor and Loyalty: Inside the Politics of the George H.W. Bush White House. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2002.

Greene, John Robert. The Presidency of George Bush. Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas, 2000.

Himelfarb, Richard and Rosanna Perotti, editors. Principle over Politics? The Domestic Policy of the George H.W. Bush Presidency. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger, 2004.

Hyams, Joe. Flight of the Avenger: George Bush at War. New York: Berkley Books, 1992.

Kelley, Kitty. The Family: The Real Story of the Bush Dynasty. New York: Doubleday, 2004.

Levantrosser, William and Rosanna Perotti, editors. A Noble Calling: Character and the George H.W. Bush Presidency. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger, 2004.

Naftali, Timothy and Arthur M. Schlesinger. George H. W. Bush: The American Presidents Series: The 41st President, 1989-1993. New York: Times Books, 2007.

Parmet, Herbert S. George Bush: Life of a Lonestar Yankee. New York: Scribner, 1997.

Phillips, Kevin. American Dynasty: Aristocracy, Fortune, and the Politics of Deceit in the House of Bush. New York: Viking, 2004.

Rauch, Jonathan. "Father Superior: Our Greatest Modern President." The New Republic, 22 May 2000. Available online:

Viguerie, Richard A. and Steven Allen. Lip Service: George Bush's 30-Year Battle With Conservatives. Austin, Texas: Castle Communications, 1992.

Weiner, Tim. Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA. New York: Doubleday, 2007.

Zelikow, Philip and Condoleezza Rice. Germany Unified and Europe Transformed: A Study in Statecraft. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1997.

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