A President’s Perspective

In an interview with SMU Magazine and the Daily Campus student newspaper, former President George W. Bush reflects on his hopes for the library, museum and institute, and the selection of SMU as the site of the Bush Center.

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The Presidential Library And Museum By The Numbers

How many terabytes of electronic information does the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum house? An incredible 80 terabytes! Find out more fascinating facts about the nation’s 13th Presidential library here …

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George W. Bush Presidential Library And Museum: Shaping History

Nations define themselves by what they preserve and remember. At the dedication of his presidential library on June 30, 1941,

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1960s: The Times, They Were A-Changin’ At SMU

Revisit the 1960s through the pages of SMU’s alumni magazine.

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SMU Joins Commemoration Of 50th Anniversary Of Assassination

Working in concert with the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum and The Sixth Floor Museum, SMU will present a series of public programs examining the legacy of President John F. Kennedy to commemorate the 50th anniversary of his assassination.

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Photographer’s Pulitzer-Winning Photo Now At SMU

Bob Jackson, a former SMU student (1952-57), took one of the most unforgettable images of the 20th century when he captured the moment Jack Ruby fatally shot accused assassin Lee Harvey Oswald.

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SMU Community Plays Vital Role In JFK Commemoration

The SMU community and JFK: Ruth Collins Sharp Altshuler ’48 was appointed by Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlins to lead a blue-ribbon panel organizing the city’s commemoration of the 50th anniversary of assassination. During this milestone anniversary year, collections held by SMU’s DeGolyer Library shed light on how Dallas’ leaders dealt with the tragedy.

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Remembering JFK: Darwin Payne

Darwin Payne ’68 was a 26-year-old staff reporter assigned to the rewrite desk of the Dallas Times Herald when he was thrust into the heart of what remains one of this country’s most painful episodes.

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New Science Museum Taps Expertise Of SMU Professors

Numerous SMU professors and graduate students provided scientific expertise to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, which opened in December in downtown Dallas.

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Program Tackles Child Abuse, Neglect Among Formerly Homeless Families

Family Compass, one of the oldest child abuse prevention agencies in Dallas, is expanding its use of “Project Support,” developed by Associate Professor Renee McDonald and Professor and Chair Ernest Jouriles to reduce child abuse and neglect.

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