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do, is to be the version of what john kennedy was in 1960 when he ran tough on foreign policy during the cold war. >> all right. i've got to step in. >> he had a vision. >> that does it for us. have a great week. . ♪ they called him poppy, george herbert walker bush, 41st president of the united states. a new england aristocra the who became a politician. he's known for the impressive resumé of any man to win the white house. he had the rough and tumble of politics but maintained a public identity of dignitied restraint even in defeat. tonight for the first time you will hear the private thoughts of the 41st president in his own voice. part of an audio diary he kept throughout his presidency.
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it is a george h.w. bush who felt things more deeply than he ever led on. i would like you to hear what he said on the night that he was speaking into his own tape recorder. your mother was asleep in the next room. and he -- these are his reflectio reflections. ♪ >> no, the job is not finished. and that kills me. our kids were absolutely magnificent. always telling me, we're proud of you, dad. we're very proud of you. and i'm thinking, they go back to their communities, yes, their father was president and all of that -- >> i never knew how much it
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stunned him because he kept it hidden. he bottled up this sense of defeat. >> the loss his father felt, the younger bush says, was not just his defeat about bill clinton but something deeper. >> dad really didn't accept the baby boomer view of duty and honor. and therefore to be beaten by the first baby boomer president was upsetting to him. george her bert walker bush was born on june 12 to a family with high expectations and a firm sense of public duty. his father prescott was a serious and forceful figure to become a united states senator. his mother dorothy taught her son to strive for excellence but never to show off while doing so. >> one of the famous stories in our family, you go in and say, mom, i hit a home run. she looked at him and said, well how did the team do? >> in his teens he went to prep
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school in andover to show he was a natural leader at sports and student affairs. as he was preparing for yale in the family tradition, the united states was attacked at herl harbor. bush knew what he had to do. >> i volunteered on june 12th, 1942, that was my 18th birthday. i knew i wanted to be a pilot. and that was the first day you could be enlisted. >> bush began flying dangerous missions over the pacific before the age of 20. >> i got shot down one time, september 2nd, 1944, we were making a final strike on the bonan islands and felt this jolt, i could see the fire all around in the aircraft. and then suddenly my plane was on fire. >> bush tried to save his crew but two men died. he ended up in the pacific ocean spending four hours on a life raft before this footage was taken of his rescue by an
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american submarine. >> thank god, you really do. in that life raft, you go right back to the fundmental values. i was 20 years old. you think of family and you think of faith, you pray. >> when he returned from the war, bush resumed his courtship of barbara pierce. he had met her when she was 16 and proposed to her just before leaving for the pacific. they were married on january 6, 1945. life was returning to normal. bush attended yale where he got into an accelerated program and in 1948 graduated as a member of pi beta kappa. he had a job waiting in the investment business but he didn't take the easy pay. >> he didn't rely on family connections or wealth. >> neil bush is the third of four sons of george h.w. bush.
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>> he did something pretty remarkable when he was a young man after coming back from war. and graduated from yale. he packed up and went to west texas, which is about as far from civilization as you can get if you're a greenwich, connecticut, raised new york city-bound young professional. >> bush was just 24 years old. your dad is a yankee aristocrat to his core. >> correct. you have to ask the question, what caused him to leave his roots and a family he adored to move out to west texas? and it was his sense of adventure. he's an adventuresome person. but dad could relate to all people in all walks of life. he didn't wear a cowboy hat or big cow bye boots, but nevertheless he make a bart of the midland scene. >> in 1953 tragic, his 3-year-old daughter robin was
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diagnosed with leukemia. she died just three months later. >> it was devastating. one of the defining tragedies of their lives. >> the pull itser prize historian jon meacham was given unprecedented access to the bush family archives. >> he wrote a letter in the late 1950s to his mother about robin. there is about our house a need. the running, pulsating restlessness of the four boys as they struggle to learn and grow. we need some soft blondehair to offset the crew cuts. we need a dollhouse to stand firm against our rackets and thousands of baseball cards. we need someone to cry when i get mad, not argue. we need a little one who can kiss without leaving egg or jam or gum. we need a girl. we had one once. we need her and yet we have her. we can't touch her and yet we
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can feel her. we hope she'll stay in our house for a long, long time. love pop. when i asked the president to read that letter out loud in an interview, he broke down long before he finished, sobbing very hard. and his chief of staff came into the room and said, well, why did you want him to do that? and i said, well, if you want to know someone's heart, and before i could finish the sentence, the president said, you have to know what breaks them. >> such deeply personal insight to what moved him to write "destiny and power." a new biography of george h.w. bush. among the material he drew from was a trove of the former president's private audio diaries which we'll hear much more of later. >> i first met president bush in 1998 and i remember thinking even then, 17 years ago, that george bush was a much more complicated and interesting figure than most people might
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think. i was looking at this as his story and his times about this remarkable life, decade after decade of service, and i really believe that he was the last of the kind. >> the same year bush lost his daughter he co-founded the oil company zapata petroleum. >> he finds the most adventuresome element of the business and becomes an oil man. >> bush now the father of four boys and the long girl he longed for after robin's tragic death wanted to serve in the political world. and now george in 1964 ran for the same office in texas. >> george bush, the happy family man is now george bush republican candidate for the united states senate. >> he lost his senate race. not one to give up, he ran for the house of representatives in 1966 and won. >> one of the extraordinary things about bush is he was almost immediately thought of in
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national terms the moment he got to washington as a member of the house. >> among those who saw big things for bush was president richard nixon. >> he was a vital patron of being an ambassador of the united nations, chairman of the republican national committee. >> but it was a bad time to be chairman. the gop was falling apart amid the watergate scandal. nixon resigned in 1974 and ford took his place. ford named bush envoy to china and then director of the cia. >> when he was offered the cia, public confidence in the agency was at a low, but he had this intense belief that a citizen's duty was to do what the president of the united states asked you to do. >> see, it was a significant problem for us. we had just been through a situation where there were questions about the way the agency had been handled, about some of the programs that have been carried on, so it was an important time when there was a lot going on. and as we put all those pieces
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together, george bush ended up at the cia. >> so help me god. >> after democrat jimmy carter was elected president in 1976, bush retreated to texas to figure out what to do next. his decision? swing for the fence, he would run for president. >> they break out laughing after you tell them you're running for president of the united states. >> he went into iowa and he met everyone he could possibly meet. and he upsets reagan and announces he has the big mo, the momentum, and it will knock reagan out. he didn't count on one thing, which is ronald reagan. and reagan comes back strong and knocks bush out. >> it looked like it could be the end of george bush's political career. he had not exactly been tough on reagan but he did say this. >> he's promising to cut taxes by 30% and balance the budget and increase defense spending and stop inflation all at the same time. it just isn't going to work.
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what i call a voodoo economic policy. >> but at the convention reagan chose him as his runningmate. >> reagan made the decision himself ultimately to turn to bush. >> bushed a wanted to leave but he knew how to be a good team player. >> bush was the quintessential perfect vice president for ronald reagan. he never once articulated a view or feeling or a policy that was at odds with the president's. and they became extraordinarily close. very, very good friends. and an extremely good team. >> as ronald reagan's second term was drawing to a close, bush was ready for the biggest moment of his life. but while you would expect the second in command of a popular president to have an easy path to the nomination, his quest turned out to be anything but that. plaque psoriasis...
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promised together to break with the past and return america to her greatness. >> early on in his campaign bush seemed unfocused and voters weren't sure what he stood for. >> when he would be asked why he wanted to be president, there weren't always crisp answers. with ronald reagan it was cut taxes and defeat customs. bush had a broader view. he was not a campaigner who -- whose style lent itself to soundbytes. and that hurt him. >> conservatives weren't sure he was one of them. >> he was a conservative in the sense that he wanted to conserve what was best about the country and reform what wasn't. and that reform would take the shape of sensible, often centrist solutions. president bush really believed that if he was trying to do the right thing, if his heart was in the right place, and if he produced results, then the
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voters would be with him. >> on top of all this there was the so-called wimp factor. and appalachian given him by an october 1987 "newsweek" cover. >> it drove bush bananas. he called it ugly nasty political shot and was asked about it again and again and again. some people seemed to bout whether he had the strength and the guts to make the hard call. bush's argument was, well, you know what? the men i flew in war with didn't think that. the men i built the business with didn't think that. the cia agents i served with didn't think that. ronald reagan doesn't think that. >> one incident that helped dispel that notion was when he stood over himself with a testy exchange with dan rather. >> it's not fair to judge my whole career by a rehash on iran. how would you like if if i judge your career by the seven minutes you walked off the set in new york? would you like that? >> i don't have respect for what
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you're doing here tonight. >> the line was fed to bush by his campaign advisor at the time, roger ails, now chairman of fox news. >> it was a moment where he created sense of emotion among supporters. i thought it was wonderful. but interesting of george bush had he expressed doubt, you know? you think it went okay. and -- you know, it went okay, it went better than okay. >> bush won the nomination by getting tough with his republican competitors. >> bush went negative. bush won the primary in new hampshire and won in south carolina and pressed on to victory ultimately. >> his first big decision as nominee was to pick a runningmate. bush chose a relative unknown, the 41-year-old senator from indiana, dan quail. >> george bush, thank you very much. we'll make a good team. we want to keep it a surprise so don't tell anyone. surprise, i'm sort of watching television and they said it's not dole or kemp, i think they
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might figure out fairly soon it might be me. and he said, look, this is your first assignment. now don't screw it up. >> i am proud to have dan quail at my side. >> bush wanted a surprise. he wanted to be bold and generational. the quail decision was the first decision that bush had really been able to make in a totally independent way since he went on the ticket with reagan eight years before. >> the big moment at the bush convention speech was his concession speech. >> i want a kindler and gentler nation. >> the speech in new orleans, i think, made him in many ways. and what was so remarkable about new orleans was he delivered this speech with power and
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conviction. >> this is my mission and i will complete it. >> and he did something he didn't like use, which was the first person pronoun. he said, i am that man. >> there was one line in the speech that would be remembered above all the others. >> read my lips -- >> he decided to say it. he paid a price for it forever. >> bush had redefined himself. and now he sought to define michael dukakis. >> i remember we were 18 points behind. >> he attacked his opponents over many issues but mostly over a prison release program in massachusetts. >> his prison policy gave weekend promos to first-degree murderers not eligible for parole. while out, many committed other primes like kidnapping and rape and many are still at large. >> governor dukakis kept the
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furlough program alive. >> it really became the symbol of first dukakis' permissiveness on the furlough program. and then in wetwrote pekt as the years have gone by it's a symbol of the negativity, the alleged negativity of that campaign. >> many called the campaign one of the nastiest ever, but the strategy was working and bush was gaining on dukakis. he went on to a solid victory gaining 54% of the vote and no president, republican or democrat, has ever gotten that since. only a few days before he took office he privately took stock in himself and his plan. >> the deficit looms horrendous. there's no easy answer. to be kind and gentle, we can't double the money. i've got to do the personal things to keep that congress
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world events, but there's nothing from the last century than when george h.w. bush was in office. >> we went so far it's only showbiz. i feel comfortable in the job. we went to the oval office and everything was changed overnight quick. reagan was gone, bush was in. >> -- i think things happened under president reagan. >> one thing he knew he would have to deal with was the cold war. the simple fact of the american foreign policy for decades. but as bush took office, something was happening overseas. there appeared to be tears in the iron curtain. in eastern europe borders long closed by communism were opening
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up. then in november the unthinkable happened. these symbols of the cold war, the berlin wall fell. it was a great moment but a dangerous one, too. mikhail gorbachev, how would he react to the empire? >> bush was going to handle it with grace and dignity. he wasn't going to stick it to gorbachev, but later gorbachev said bush's controlled reaction helped him avoid a hard-liner counter reaction in europe. >> he's able to put himself in the shoes of the hard lines and say, how would i feel if i felt my system, my world crumbling? well, i would not want the other side to dance on the wall. so he refuses to do it. >> i was a little more forward
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than the president was, i think, in terms of my desire to make certain that the process continued and to as quickly as possible. and for the president to clearly mend the effort. >> i remember very distingly, he says we will not be bragging. we will not be out there flexing a muscle. we've got to be quiet. i've talked to thatcher, i've talked to cole, and we're going to downplay this and let it just play out. we're going to do this in the quiet diplomatic way. and he was very firm about that from the very beginning. >> i remember the criticism that george bush got when he refused to dance on the ruins of the berlin wall. they used to -- they said, you've won this 40-year conflict and you're not showing any emotion. what's wrong with you? and he understood that we still had a lot of business to do with gorbachev and we weren't going to stick it in their eye. >> he pays a political price at
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home. he has democrats in congress. he has others saying, you know, that he didn't understand the historical moment. that's just crazy. nobody understood the historical moment of the berlin wall falling more than george herbert walker bush. >> i thought he did a good job of managing america's grow in the aftermath of the berlin wall. he ended the communist system. giving us a chance to have a positive relationship with both the united germany and top united europe, on the one hand, and hopefully the democratic and more peaceful russia. he maximized the chances of a good outcome with the decisions he made. >> the potential for chaos and the potential for the united states mismanaging that, the potential for us to see this as a moment of extraordinary
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weakness on an arch enemy and to push as hard as we could, all those temptations were there. and i think that the bush administration understood that for us to be able to reimagine europe and re-imagine the world was going to require restraint and care. and the way the president managed that was really important. and his national security team helped to usher in relatively peacefully a transition to what we now know as a unified europe and purchased at least 25 years of relatively building peace relations between the united states and russia. >> the soviet union fell without anyone firing a shot.
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washington. it's probably been the most hectic 24 hours since i've been president in terms of showing a national security interest. i've been on the incessantly and the bottom line is that the west is together. >> it was the most hectic 48 hours for president bush because just days earlier the forces of iraqi dictator saddam hussein innovated and occupied their tiny neighbor kuwait. it was a defining moment for the post-cold war era. bush led the world's only superpower, but instead of intervening alone, he reached out to the rest of the world. >> he knew foreign policy. he understood it. he had practiced it. he knew a lot of these people from prior it rations. >> some of his friends in the region were reluctant allies. >> i was afraid some of them would peel off and support the
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upper regime. one of the worst offenders has been my friend saddam hussein and being almost a spokesman for him. he tells me he wanted an arab solution. so did mubarak. boast of them were in the han hand-wringing stage. the bottom line is a lot of these countries are scared to death of saddam hussein. >> we had a number of arab countries, which we thought was important to be part of the coalition. the arab countries' demand was we not invade iraq and not target saddam specifically. and we basically said, we're not going to invade iraq. it's not our objective. our objective is to get him out of kuwait. >> a serious problem that i have faced this president, is because the downside is so enormous. something that could have the magnitude of a new world war. so many countries involved.
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fortunately, the soviets have been on the right side of all of this. >> had the soviets not come on board right after the invasion, we never would have been able to build the coalition that we ultimately -- and we would never have got tennessee resolution out of the security council because they would have vetoed it. >> people talk a lot about building coalitions. we are talking about a coalition in syria today. well, you know, it isn't there. others have talked about coalition, but the only one that really was a strong substantial functioning overwhelming coalition was this one that president bush built to eject iraq from kuwait. >> this is a guy that mentioned world war ii and that whole generation had been veterans of world war ii and remembered very much what it was like. but also we're strong believers
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in using american force when necessary. so when we reached a particular point, the president was there and i think we all agreed with him that it was time to go clean out the house. >> the decision to go to war was not taken lightly. >> i want you to hear recordings your dad made from christmas eve 1990. of course, that's right before the start of the gulf war. >> it's christmas eve, you think of the families, loved ones apart. wrote 10 or 15 letters, all of them saying take care of my kid. some saying, please don't shoot. some saying it's not worth dying for gasoline. and on and on it goes. try and save my boy. and i sit here knowing that if there's no movement on saddam's
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part we have to go to war. >> i'm not surprised that he carried a burden about the decision. after all, he had seen war. he had lost a lot of his friends and still talks about the two men that died when his plane got shot. secondly, he had already committed troops once into panama and there had been loss of life and i can remember him dealing with the anguish he felt. so i'm not surprised that he deliberated over the decision. on the other hand, george bush is the kind of person when he says something he means it. and he meant it. >> january 15, about to go to work. and i'm troubled about how this ends. i hope the area is so devastating that it will bring saddam to his knees. but then what?
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how do we get his men and army to leave their weapons and go back to -- >> when you listen to those tapes, you're really listening to a man grappling with the most important problem of the modern age. >> i've never felt a day like this in my life. i'm very tired and i didn't sleep well and the troubles of this nation -- i must go into to the nation. my lower gut hurts, nothing like when i had the bleeding ulcer, but i'm aware of it and i take a couple of mylantas. my mind is a thousand miles away and i simply can't sleep. i think of what other presidents
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went through. the agony of war. >> just two years ago a the allied forces began attacks in kuwait. these attacks continue as i speak. tonight as our forces fight, they and their families are in our prayers. may god bless each and every one of them and the coalition forces at our side in the gulf and may he continue to bless our nation. the united states of america. well, it's now 10:45 at night. and i'm about to go to bed. i finished my speech to the nation at 9:00. i didn't feel nervous at all. and i knew what i wanted to say and i hope it resonates. >> operation desert storm was a coalition of 34 nations that lasted six weeks. iraq was driven to kuwait. it was a decisive victory.
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>> but we and our coalition partners did stand up against saddam hussein's aggression was right, it was just, it was moral. and we did the right thing. >> it was over in relatively quick order. it was necessary, it was the right thing to do. and it marked a whole new phase because clearly the united states was the soul power left. >> the only question remaining was ever u.s. forces should remain saddam hussein. >> it was the right thing to do. they didn't know what would happen if saddam were gone, but they were pretty sure it wouldn't be a walk in the park. he said he wouldn't do it and he kept his word. >> people used to ask us all the time, why didn't you guys go to baghdad and take care of saddam when you had the chance? well, guess what? nobody asks us that anymore because now they see why we didn't. because we entered the earth
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nick tensions and conflicts that would have resulted, which have resulted, and it was a very wise decision. we would have lost our coalition. and it was the right decision to make as history has now shown us. >> baker's assessment is a subtle dig of the second gulf war as waged by the second bush administration. the elder bush was not so subtle when talking to meachum and thought dick cheney and his defense secretary donald rumsfeld were unreflecting hawks. rumsfeld particularly chased the elder bush who said, quote, i don't like what he did and i think it hurt the president. having his iron ass view of everything. after the gulf president bush had a near 90% approval rating, but he would discover in politics as in physics what goes up must come down.
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in foreign affairs bush was flying high. it was on the domestic side where his presidency came crashing down. >> and now i sign legislation which takes a sledgehammer to another wall. one which has for too many generations separated americans with disabilities from the freedom they could glimpse but not grasp. >> he passes sweeping civil rights legislation with the americans with disabilities act. he passes the clean air act, which is still basically our environmental policy. he does things trying to make the bills as conservative as possible, but which were, in fact, bills that involved a big role for the public sector. how did he justify it? he justified it because that's what he thought was right for the country. and the politics of it, the politics of explaining what he
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was doing was never his strongsuit. >> that northwest you can agenda got him in trouble with the conservative wing of his party. >> this bill will be retitled and called lawyer relief act of 1989. because there are going to be a lot of people in law offices and a lot of people in the federal courts. >> but the biggest domestic issue and one that ended up hurting bush the most was the economy. bush had promised no new taxes but he knew from the start of his presidency with a growing deficit they might be necessary. president bush did not like revoking his pledge. >> he believed it was a breach of his word. and he took that very seriously. >> but he felt congress had him over a barrel, ultimately he gave in. the budget passed in late 1990 including tax hikes. >> he got the budget through. he did what was politically very much of a negative to him in agreeing with the democratic
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congress to raise revenues to get the spending cuts. >> in my view, it was a mistake to raise them. having made it such a high-profile promise or commitment, i understand full well why he did it. we were running huge deficits. there was a -- he negotiated a deal with congressional democrats under which he would agree to some tax increases in exchange for spending cuts. >> it's hard to remember now, but the deficit at that time was really seen as an existential issue. it was about power around the world and getting the deficit under control was a central political priority. >> raising taxes angered his base. >> his sense of duty, his sense of putting the country first was that he would take the political hit that was required, but he was not going to shut the government down in october and november of 1990 as troops were
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streaming into the middle east. >> he says, dan, i'm going to be judged by the results. i'm going to be judged by the decisions i make. and if i make the correct decisions, the american people are going to reward me. >> he had been the most popular president of the modern era, yet was he destined to be a one-termer? we came up with a plan to help reduce my risk of progression. and everywhere i look... i'm reminded to stick to my plan. including preservision areds 2. my doctor said preservision areds 2 has the exact nutrient formula that the national eye institute recommends to help reduce the risk of progression of moderate to advanced amd... after 15 years of clinical studies. preservision areds 2. because my eyes are everything.
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heading into his re-election bid, president bush seemed such a shoo-in that the marquee democrats shied away from the race. but the 1992 election was packed with surprise and presented a choice. not just between men but between generations. after the suof desert storm bus rating was the highest than he president has seen in the post-world war ii era. >> with respect to the budget tax policy and so forth -- isn' surprising. >> a lot of people at work and an unsatisfactory number of people out of work.
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>> by the number of 1992 bush's approval rating tanked down to 29% and then came a cascade of unfortunate publicity. >> an encounter with a scanner that made him seem out of touch. and on a trip abroad, he threw up at a state dinner. >> he got sick in japan. he had the stomach flu. threw up on the prime minister of japan. >> it was a symbol that things weren't going well. >> bush would stave off from the right and win the party's nomination. but there was doubt in the air. his democratic opponent bill clinton was his polar opposite. bush was from the greatest generation. clinton a baby boomer. bush served his country. clinton avoided the draft. bush's political style was from another era. >> he was not comfortable with the conventional politics that was taking shape. the idea he would say i feel
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your pain is impossible. >> i feel your pain. i feel your pain. >> clinton was a confessional. he was a one of you. bush was i can lead you. and that's a fundamental distinction. it's a generational distinction. >> ross perot was polling well and wouldn't go away. >> clinton won the election with 43% of the vote. bush got 37.5% and perot a surprising 19%. >> without perot, we would have been re-elected by a fairly significant margin. >> george bush was now offici officially a one-term president. >> i just called governor clinton over in little rock and offered my congratulations. he did run a strong campaign. i wish him well in the white house. >> while he maintained a stoic facade on election night, he was aching. >> it is 12:15 central standard time on the night he lost the presidency of the united states.
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he is in suite 271 of the hotel and begins to dictate. >> hurt, hurt, hurt. it's the pride, too. i don't like to be a failed president. they'll call it the failed presidency of george bush. competitive, i don't like to see the pollsters right at the end. i don't like to see the pundits right. i don't like to see all those who have written me off right. i was absolutely convinced we'd prove them wrong. but i was wrong. and they were right. and that hurts a lot. >> you had to design somebody to be commander in chief and president of the united states. you would be hard put to find anybody who was as qualified as president bush was.
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>> need a couple of days to get passed this. i'll have no trouble once we get to the hill. once the pomp and the ceremony and i have no feelings other than to wish our new president well. >> yes. he did that. and he also, you know, every departing president leaves his successor a note. and the note he wrote me, which i treasure, said exactly that. that it was the most wonderful opportunity in the world. he wished me well. he wished our country well. i think that's pretty much what his life's been around. >> what an experience it's been. how privileged i am. how lucky our family has been. how much i miss my mother. and today i'm thinking of dad, too. as i told bill clinton, i feel the same sense of wonder, majesty about this office today as i did when i first walked in
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here. i've tried to keep it, tried to serve here with no taint of dishonor. no conflict of interest. nothing to sully this beautiful, beautiful place. this job i've been privileged to hold. it's amazing. this is my last day as president of the united states of america. >> thomas jefferson once said no man will ever carry out of the presidency the reputation which carried him into it. that seems to be true of george h.w. bush's whose low ebb was at the end of the office. the more perspective we have, the better it looks. >> george bush was an incredible leader. he led by making decisions, tough decisions, good decisions.
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he was a results oriented president. >> when he took the oath of office on friday, january 20th, 1989, nuclear armageddon was a possibility and when he left office it was not. not a bad record. >> he went out of his way to show respect to other humans whether they're americans or in his diplomatic work or as president. you know, he was extraordinary in showing humility and through humility in leading. >> i argue he's the best one-nation president in the nation's history. >> he had principles and common sense and when you look at both how he managed foreign policy an think about how he handled domestic policy, in each case he was thoughtful, restrained and made good decisions and i think that ultimately he was one of the more underrated presidents that we have ever had certainly in modern times. >> he is a gentleman's gentleman. he is a patriot.
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>> i genuinely love the guy because of the feelings he has for his family. because he has an inately kind personer and intern person relation and because i think he wanted the best for the country. >> he is my best friend. and he says i'm his. and that's a big deal for me. >> being honest administration, with no scandals and i put the country first. i hope that's a legacy. i am totally blind. and sometimes i struggle to sleep at night,
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