George H.W. Bush, who shaped history as 41st president and patriarch of a family that occupied the White House for a dozen years, has gone to his final resting place in Texas. Texans lined the tracks to say goodbye Thursday as he journeyed there on a special train.
Watch a livestream of a funeral service for former President George H.W. Bush at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston.
The death of George H.W. Bush is bringing together the five remaining members of an oh-so-exclusive fraternity — the presidents club. But for President Donald Trump, it may not be an entirely comfortable reunion, throwing him together with former occupants of the Oval Office who have given him decidedly mixed reviews.
The life and public service of the nation’s 41st president were celebrated with praise and humor at Washington National Cathedral on Wednesday as three former presidents looked on and a fourth — George W. Bush — prepared to eulogize his dad, the last president to fight in World War II.
Former President George H.W. Bush was remembered Wednesday at an invitation-only state funeral held at the National Cathedral. See photos.
As the procession carrying George H.W. Bush’s casket approached the Washington National Cathedral, thousands of people lined the streets of D.C. to pay tribute to the former president with nothing but their presence.
The state funeral for former President George H.W. Bush featured heartfelt tributes, including a tearful farewell from son, former President George W. Bush. The grand and solemn service at Washington National Cathedral was also punctuated with moments of laughter. See videos of all the tributes.
WASHINGTON — Expect traffic delays and road closures when the funeral of former President George H.W. Bush ends at the National Cathedral in D.C. The motorcade escorting Bush’s body will travel from the National Cathedral…
Greeting President Donald Trump and other former presidents gathered in the front row at Washington National Cathedral for the funeral of former President George H.W. Bush, the younger Bush reached into his pocket and appeared to slip a piece of candy to Michelle Obama.
See photos from the late President George H.W. Bush’s final journey to D.C., including events at the Capitol and Washington National Cathedral.
Former President George H.W. Bush will be remembered Wednesday at an invitation-only state funeral to be held at the National Cathedral at 11 a.m. While the Bush family is expected to arrive at the cathedral on Wisconsin Avenue in Northwest D.C. just before 11 a.m., road closures started Tuesday night. Police Wednesday morning are periodically closing roads to bring dignitaries to the event. More road closures will occur around 9:15 a.m. as Bush’s body is transported from the U.S. Capitol to the cathedral. On this national day of mourning, here’s everything you need to know about funeral and how it could affect your life.
Former first lady Laura Bush said her tour of the White House Christmas decorations Tuesday made for a “sweet visit” during a somber week. See photos.
Former Sen. Bob Dole was helped out of his wheelchair Tuesday to salute former President George H.W. Bush as he lay in state at the Capitol Rotunda. See video of the moment.
Watch a livestream as members of the public honor former President George H.W.Bush as he lies in state in the Capitol Rotunda.
The guidelines for state funerals date back to the mid-1800s and have been shaped over time. Seating arrangements, for example, are detailed with precision, with the presidential party followed by chiefs of state, arranged alphabetically by the English spelling of their countries.
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