LBJ Presidential Library Director Mark Updegrove with Barbara and George H. W. Bush

LBJ Presidential Library Director Mark Updegrove with Barbara and George H. W. Bush

Mark K. Updegrove’s exclusive interview in PARADE with President and Mrs. George Bush

Jul 15, 2012

LBJ Presidential Library Director Mark Updegrove had the rare opportunity to sit down with George and Barbara Bush for a candid and reflective conversation at their home in Maine in May. This exclusive interview was the feature cover story in PARADE magazine on Sunday, July 15, 2012. The Bushes spoke about their proudest accomplishments, how Washington has changed, and the joys of grandkids.

Maggie Murphy, PARADE’s editor, was interviewed on MSNBC’s Morning Joe about Mark Updegrove’s exclusive conversation with George H. W. Bush, 88, and his wife, Barbara, 87, in which they share thoughts on their extraordinary journey and their take on today’s politics.

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