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Laura Bush

Laura Lane Welch Bush (born November 4, 1946) is the wife of the 43rd President of the United States, George W. Bush, and was the First Lady from 2001 to 2009.
Bush graduated from Southern Methodist University in 1968 with a bachelor's degree in education, and took a job as a second grade teacher. After attaining her master's degree in library science at the University of Texas at Austin, she was employed as a librarian.
Bush is of English, French, and Swiss ancestry. Her father was a home builder and later successful real estate developer, while her mother worked as the bookkeeper for her father's business.
911: President George W. Bush in President's Emergency Operations Center (PEOC), 09/11/2001.
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911: President George W. Bush in President's Emergency Operations Center (PEOC), 09/11/2001.

911: President George W. Bush in President's Emergency Operations Cent...

Original Caption: Mrs. Laura Bush listens Tuesday, September 11, 2001, as President George W. Bush discusses the terrorist attacks with White House staff in the President's Emergency Operations Center. Also pic... more

National Awards for Museum and Library Service - First Lady Barbara Bush

National Awards for Museum and Library Service - First Lady Barbara Bu...

Original Date/Caption: January2004-NationalAwardsforMuseumandLibraryServiceat Digital Photographs Relating to Commission Activities and Personnel

First Lady Laura Bush at National Awards for Museum and Library Service

First Lady Laura Bush at National Awards for Museum and Library Servic...

Original Date/Caption: October2002-NationalAwardsforMuseumandLibraryServiceat Digital Photographs Relating to Commission Activities and Personnel

VIP's at funeral service for Coretta Scott King, New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, Lithonia, Georgia:  President George W. Bush, First Lady Laura Bush, former President Bill Clinton, New York Senator and former First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, former President George H.W. Bush, former President Jimmy Carter, former First Lady Rosalynn Carter

VIP's at funeral service for Coretta Scott King, New Birth Missionary ...

Photographer: David Valdez--HUD Photo Creation Date: 2/7/2006 VIP's at funeral service for Coretta Scott King, New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, Lithonia, Georgia: President George W. Bush, First Lady Laur... more

President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush with Members of the Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre

President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush with Members of the Alvin...

This photograph depicts President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush with members of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre during ceremonies at Constitution Hall in Washington, DC, where the Alvin Ailey Dance ... more

President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush with 2001 National Medal of Arts Recipient Johnny Cash

President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush with 2001 National Medal ...

In this photograph President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush stand with 2001 National Medal of Arts recipient Johnny Cash during ceremonies at Constitution Hall in Washington, DC. Photographs Related to the ... more

President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush with 2001 National Medal of Arts Recipient Helen Frankenthaler

President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush with 2001 National Medal ...

In this photograph President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush stand with 2001 National Medal of Arts recipient Helen Frankenthaler during ceremonies at Constitution Hall in Washington, DC. Photographs Related... more

President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush with 2001 National Medal of Arts Recipient Kirk Douglas

President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush with 2001 National Medal ...

In this photograph President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush stand with 2001 National Medal of Arts recipient Kirk Douglas during ceremonies at Constitution Hall in Washington, DC. Photographs Related to the... more

Mrs. Laura Bush Greets Governor Habiba Sarabi

Mrs. Laura Bush Greets Governor Habiba Sarabi

Original caption: Original caption: Mrs. Laura Bush is greeted by Governor Habiba Sarabi after arriving in Bamiyan province of Afghanistan. Photographs Related to the George W. Bush Administration

Mrs. Laura Bush Speaks with Faculty and Students in Afghanistan

Mrs. Laura Bush Speaks with Faculty and Students in Afghanistan

Original caption: Original caption: Mrs. Laura Bush speaks with faculty and students from Afghan universities and international schools during an unannounced visit to Kabul. Attending the meeting were represent... more

President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush with 2001 National Medal of Humanities Recipient Jose Cisneros

President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush with 2001 National Medal ...

In this photograph Mrs. Laura Bush looks on as President George W. Bush puts his arm around 2001 National Medal of Humanities recipient Jose Cisneros during ceremonies at Constitution Hall in Washington, DC. Ph... more

Mrs. Laura Bush Walks through the Snow in the Rose Garden with Barney and Spot

Mrs. Laura Bush Walks through the Snow in the Rose Garden with Barney ...

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US President George W. Bush shakes hands with the crowd as he thanks the airman of Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, for their service to their country. President and Mrs. Laura Bush landed at Langley on their way to the christening ceremony for the USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76) (not shown) at Newport News Shipbuilding, Virginia. Several hundred airmen and their families welcomed the President and First Lady to Virginia

US President George W. Bush shakes hands with the crowd as he thanks t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Langley Air Force Base State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Jack Braden, USAF Release Status... more

US President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush arrive at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, on their way to the christening ceremony of the USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76) (not shown) at Newport News Shipbuilding, Virginia

US President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush arrive at Langley Air ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Langley Air Force Base State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Jack Braden, USAF Release Status... more

US President George W. Bush greets the crowd at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia. President and Mrs. Laura Bush landed at Langley on their way to the christening ceremony of the USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76) (not shown) at Newport News Shipbuilding, Virginia. Several hundred airmen and their families welcomed the President and First Lady to Virginia

US President George W. Bush greets the crowd at Langley Air Force Base...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Langley Air Force Base State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Jack Braden, USAF Release Status... more

Shot of President George W. Bush as he thanks the airman of Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, for their service to their country. President and Mrs. Laura Bush landed at Langley on their way to the christening ceremony of the USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76) (not shown) at Newport News Shipbuilding, Virginia

Shot of President George W. Bush as he thanks the airman of Langley Ai...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Langley Air Force Base State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Jack Braden, USAF Release Status... more

US President George W. Bush shakes hands as he thanks the airman of Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, for their service to their country. President and Mrs. Laura Bush landed at Langley on their way to the christening ceremony of the USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76) (not shown) at Newport News Shipbuilding, Virginia. Several hundred airmen and their families welcomed the President and First Lady to Virginia

US President George W. Bush shakes hands as he thanks the airman of La...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Langley Air Force Base State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Jack Braden, USAF Release Status... more

The Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, Honor Guard hoist the colors up high as US President George W. Bush and the first lady, Mrs. Laura Bush, come down the steps of Air Force One

The Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, Honor Guard hoist the colors up ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Langley Air Force Base State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Quinton Burris, USAF Release Sta... more

US President George W. Bush thanks the airman of Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, for their service to their country. President and Mrs. Laura Bush landed at Langley on their way to a christening ceremony for the USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76) (not shown) at Newport News Shipbuilding, Virginia. Several hundred airmen and their families welcomed the President and First Lady to Virginia

US President George W. Bush thanks the airman of Langley Air Force Bas...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Langley Air Force Base State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Jack Braden, USAF Release Status... more

President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush Decorate the Oval Office

President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush Decorate the Oval Office

In this photograph President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush consider a selection of paintings and fabric swatches in the Oval Office. Photographs Related to the George W. Bush Administration

President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush Decorate the Oval Office

President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush Decorate the Oval Office

In this photograph President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush look at a design for the Oval Office rug. Photographs Related to the George W. Bush Administration

First Lady Laura Bush speaks to soldiers and children at Pinckney Elementary School, Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Mrs. Bush, a former teacher, visited the school in observance of National Teachers Day to promote the "Troops to Teachers" program, in which retired service members transition from active duty to teachers. Mrs. Bush said retired service members make great role models and some of the best teachers because of the training they receive during their time in the military. On the stage with Mrs. Bush are: Major General Raymond Barrett, USA, commander, Fort Jackson, Mrs. Barrett, and Dr. William Harner, former Fort Jackson Battalion commander now Superintendent of the Greenville...

First Lady Laura Bush speaks to soldiers and children at Pinckney Elem...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: First Lady Laura Bush speaks to soldiers and children at Pinckney Elementary School, Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Mrs. Bush, a ... more

Major General Raymond Barrett, USA, commander, Fort Jackson, South Carolina, addresses soldiers and children during the visit to Fort Jackson, by First Lady Laura Bush. Sitting with Mrs. Bush are Tyrell Brown (left), a Spring Valley High School junior and his teacher Franklin Davis (right) a retired Army Sergeant First Class. Mrs. Bush, a former teacher, visited the school in observance of National Teachers Day to promote the "Troops to Teachers" program, where retired service members transition from active duty to teachers. Mrs. Bush said retired service members make great role models and some of the best teachers because of the training they receive during their time in the military

Major General Raymond Barrett, USA, commander, Fort Jackson, South Car...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fort Jackson State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Scott Reed, USAF Release Status: Rel... more

First Lady Laura Bush speaks to soldiers and children at Pinckney Elementary School, Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Mrs. Bush, a former teacher, visited the school in observance of National Teachers Day to promote the "Troops to Teachers" program, where retired service members transition from active duty to teachers. Mrs. Bush said retired service members make great role models and some of the best teachers because of the training they receive during their time in the military

First Lady Laura Bush speaks to soldiers and children at Pinckney Elem...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fort Jackson State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Scott Reed, USAF Release Status: Rel... more

In the background, Army trainees descend the rappelling wall as First Lady Laura Bush gives an interview to the local media, at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Mrs. Bush, a former teacher, visited the post in observance of National Teachers Day to promote the "Troops to Teachers" program, where retired service members transition from active duty to teachers. Mrs. Bush said retired service members make great role models and some of the best teachers because of the training they receive during their time in the military

In the background, Army trainees descend the rappelling wall as First ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fort Jackson State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Scott Reed, USAF Release Status: Rel... more

Major General Raymond Barrett, USA, commander, Fort Jackson, South Carolina, addresses soldiers and children during the visit by First Lady Laura Bush. Laura Bush, a former teacher, visited the school in observance of National Teachers Day to promote the "Troops to Teachers" program, where retired service members transition from active duty to teachers. Mrs. Bush said retired service members make great role models and some of the best teachers because of the training they receive during their time in the military

Major General Raymond Barrett, USA, commander, Fort Jackson, South Car...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fort Jackson State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Scott Reed, USAF Release Status: Rel... more

After addressing the soldiers and children at Pinckney Elementary School, Fort Jackson, South Carolina, First Lady Laura Bush accepts a pencil drawn portrait by and from Spring Valley High School Junior Tyrell Brown (left). Mr. Brown spoke to the gathering about the difference his History teacher retired Army Sergeant First Class Franklin Davis (left) made in his life. Major General Raymond Barrett, (far-left) USA, commander, Fort Jackson joins in the applause

After addressing the soldiers and children at Pinckney Elementary Scho...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fort Jackson State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Scott Reed, USAF Release Status: Rel... more

On her first European visit, the First Lady of the United States visited Aviano Air Base, Italy Friday to promote the Troops to Teachers program. Mrs. Laura Bush spoke to more than 500 people in Hangar One about the rewards of teaching America's children and the need for qualified teachers nationwide. Currently 4,000 former military members have become teachers through the Troops to Teachers Program. USAF PHOTO by TSgt Dave Ahlschwede

On her first European visit, the First Lady of the United States visit...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Aviano Air Base State: Pordenone Country: Italy (ITA) Scene Major Command Shown: USAFE Scene Camera Operator: TSGT David J. Ahlschwede, USAF Re... more

Mrs. Bush and to her immediate right, Dr. John Gantz, Director of Troops to Teachers program, and retired Air Force Colonel Joseph Gaskin, a teacher from Raleigh, NC, discuss the Troops to Teachers program with interested Aviano Air Base members. On her first European visit, the First Lady of the United States visited Aviano Air Base, Italy Friday to promote the Troops to Teachers program. Mrs. Laura Bush spoke to more than 500 people in Hangar One about the rewards of teaching America's children and the need for qualified teachers nationwide. Currently 4,000 former military members have become teachers through the Troops to Teachers Program

Mrs. Bush and to her immediate right, Dr. John Gantz, Director of Troo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Aviano Air Base State: Pordenone Country: Italy (ITA) Scene Major Command Shown: USAFE Scene Camera Operator: TSGT David J. Ahlschwede, USAF Re... more

First Lady, Mrs. Laura Bush, with an F-15 Eagle as a background, is interviewed by Technical Sergeant Bobby Herron, Air Force Broadcasting Service, Aviano Air Base, Italy. On her first European visit, the First Lady of the United States visited the base to promote the Troops to Teachers program. Mrs. Laura Bush spoke to more than 500 people in Hangar One about the rewards of teaching America's children and the need for qualified teachers nationwide. Currently 4,000 former military members have become teachers through the Troops to Teachers Program

First Lady, Mrs. Laura Bush, with an F-15 Eagle as a background, is in...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Aviano Air Base State: Pordenone Country: Italy (ITA) Scene Major Command Shown: USAFE Scene Camera Operator: TSGT David J. Ahlschwede, USAF Re... more

Mrs. Bush and to her immediate right, Dr. John Gantz, Director of Troops to Teachers program, and retired Air Force Colonel Joseph Gaskin, a teacher from Raleigh, NC, discuss the Troops to Teachers program with interested Aviano Air Base members. On her first European visit, the First Lady of the United States visited Aviano Air Base, Italy Friday to promote the Troops to Teachers program. Mrs. Laura Bush spoke to more than 500 people in Hangar One about the rewards of teaching America's children and the need for qualified teachers nationwide. Currently 4,000 former military members have become teachers through the Troops to Teachers Program

Mrs. Bush and to her immediate right, Dr. John Gantz, Director of Troo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Aviano Air Base State: Pordenone Country: Italy (ITA) Scene Major Command Shown: USAFE Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Dave Ahlschwede, USAF Releas... more

President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush with Mexico's President Vicente Fox and Mrs. Martha Sahagun de Fox at State Dinner Arrival

President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush with Mexico's President V...

Original caption: Original caption: After arriving at the White House for a State Dinner, President Vicente Fox and Mrs. Martha Sahagun de Fox join President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush on the steps of t... more

President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush Greet Mexican President Vicente Fox and His Wife Martha Sahagun de Fox

President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush Greet Mexican President V...

Original caption: Original caption: President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush greet Mexican President Vicente Fox and his wife Martha Sahagun de Fox Sept. 5, 2001, at the North Portico of the White House. Ph... more

President Bush, Laura Bush, Vicente Fox, and Marta Fox Watch Fireworks from the Truman Balcony

President Bush, Laura Bush, Vicente Fox, and Marta Fox Watch Fireworks...

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Mrs. Laura Bush with Children at the National Book Festival's Back to School Event

Mrs. Laura Bush with Children at the National Book Festival's Back to ...

Original caption: Original caption: Mrs. Laura Bush poses with children participating in the National Book Festival's Back to School Event at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. Photographs Related to t... more

911: Mrs. Laura Bush with Sen. Ted Kennedy and Sen. Judd Gregg

911: Mrs. Laura Bush with Sen. Ted Kennedy and Sen. Judd Gregg

Original caption: Original caption: Mrs. Laura Bush has coffee with Sen. Ted Kennedy and Sen. Judd Gregg in Sen. Kennedy's office in the Senate Russell Office Building in Washington, D.C. Photographs Related t... more

911:  President George W. Bush at National Cathedral

911: President George W. Bush at National Cathedral

Original caption: President George W. Bush grasps the hand of his father, former President George H. W. Bush, after speaking at the service for America's National Day of Prayer and Remembrance at the National C... more

911:  Mrs. Laura Bush at Memorial Service

911: Mrs. Laura Bush at Memorial Service

Original caption: Mrs. Laura W. Bush greets firefighters and police at a memorial service for victims of United Flight 93 at the Indian Lake Resort in Central City, Pennsylvania. Photographs Related to the Geor... more

911:  Mrs. Laura Bush at Memorial Service

911: Mrs. Laura Bush at Memorial Service

Original caption: Joined by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge and Mrs. Michele Ridge, Mrs. Laura W. Bush delivers remarks at a memorial service for the victims of United Flight 93 in Central City, Pennsylvania. P... more

911:  Mrs. Laura Bush Delivers Remarks at Kennedy Center

911: Mrs. Laura Bush Delivers Remarks at Kennedy Center

Original caption: Sen. Ted Kennedy applauds as Mrs. Laura Bush delivers remarks at a concert at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC in memory of those who died in the September 11 terrorist attacks on the Unit... more

911:  Mrs. Laura  W. Bush Visits New York City Firehouse

911: Mrs. Laura W. Bush Visits New York City Firehouse

Original caption: Mrs. Laura Bush and Libby Pataki, wife of New York Governor George Pataki, place sunflowers at a memorial at Battalion 9 Firehouse in New York City, honoring the firefighters who died at the W... more

Mrs. Vicki Cody, wife of US Army (USA) Major General (MGEN) Richard A. Cody, Commander, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), gives First Lady, Mrs. Laura Bush, tips on what is on the menu at the Aviation Dining Facility, as US President George W. Bush and MGEN Cody talk

Mrs. Vicki Cody, wife of US Army (USA) Major General (MGEN) Richard A....

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fort Campbell State: Kentucky (KY) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: FORSCOM Scene Camera Operator: Marshall W.... more

The First Lady Laura Bush and US President George W. Bush make their selections from the serving line for the Thanksgiving meal at the Aviation Dining Facility, while visiting US Army (USA) soldiers at Fort Campbell, Kentucky (KY). President Bush is followed by USA Major General (MGEN) Richard A. Cody, Commander, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)

The First Lady Laura Bush and US President George W. Bush make their s...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fort Campbell State: Kentucky (KY) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: FORSCOM Scene Camera Operator: Marshall W.... more

Secretary of State Colin L. Powell and Mrs. Laura Bush (right) watch as the President addresses a full house in Hangar 3 at Elmendorf AFB, Alaska. He spoke about the role of Elmendorf AFB and Alaska in Operation NOBLE EAGLE and the war against terrorism

Secretary of State Colin L. Powell and Mrs. Laura Bush (right) watch a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Elmendorf Air Force Base State: Alaska (AK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Tony Lambert, USAF Release Statu... more

General (GEN) Thomas A. Schwartz, USA, Commander in CHIEF United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command and Commander, United States Forces Korea, introduces the President of the United States during his visit to Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea. First Lady Laura Bush sits to the left of the image

General (GEN) Thomas A. Schwartz, USA, Commander in CHIEF United Natio...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Osan Air Base Country: Republic Of Korea (KOR) Scene Major Command Shown: PACAF Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Johnny Saldivar, USAF Release Status... more

Secretary of State Colin Powell (left), First Lady Laura Bush and US President George W. Bush visit American armed forces personnel at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea

Secretary of State Colin Powell (left), First Lady Laura Bush and US P...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Osan Air Base Country: Republic Of Korea (KOR) Scene Major Command Shown: PACAF Scene Camera Operator: SRA Chenzira Mallory, USAF Release Status... more

American armed forces personnel greet US President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush during their visit to Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea

American armed forces personnel greet US President George W. Bush and ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Osan Air Base Country: Republic Of Korea (KOR) Scene Major Command Shown: PACAF Scene Camera Operator: SRA Chenzira Mallory, USAF Release Status... more

President Bush and Laura Bush Attend the Arts and Humanities Awards Ceremony with Yo-Yo Ma

President Bush and Laura Bush Attend the Arts and Humanities Awards Ce...

In this photograph President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush stand with cellist Yo-Yo Ma after presenting him with the 2001 National Medal of Arts during ceremonies at Constitution Hall in Washington, DC. P... more

President Bush and Laura Bush Attend the Arts and Humanities Awards Ceremony with Jose Cisneros

President Bush and Laura Bush Attend the Arts and Humanities Awards Ce...

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President Bush, Laura Bush, and Kirk Douglas Attend the Arts and Humanities Awards Ceremony

President Bush, Laura Bush, and Kirk Douglas Attend the Arts and Human...

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President Bush and Laura Bush Attend the Arts and Humanities Awards Ceremony with Tom Hall

President Bush and Laura Bush Attend the Arts and Humanities Awards Ce...

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President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, discussing the President's Challenge Physical Activity and Awards Program and introducing the members of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, at the White House Fitness Expo on the White House lawn, Washington, D.C.

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, discussing th...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, discussing the President's Challenge Physical Activity and Awards Program and introducing the members of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, at the White House Fitness Expo on the White House lawn, Washington, D.C.

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, discussing th...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, discussing the President's Challenge Physical Activity and Awards Program and introducing the members of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, at the White House Fitness Expo on the White House lawn, Washington, D.C.

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, discussing th...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, disucssing the President's Challenge Physical Activity and Awards Program and introducing the members of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, at the White House Fitness Expo on the White House lawn, Washington, D.C.

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, disucssing th...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, discussing the President's Challenge Physical Activity and Awards Program and introducing the members of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, at the White House Fitness Expo on the White House lawn, Washington, D.C.

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, discussing th...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, discussing the President's Challenge Physical Activity and Awards Program and introducing the members of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, at the White House Fitness Expo on the White House lawn, Washington, D.C.

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, discussing th...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, discussing the President's Challenge Physical Activity and Awards Program and introducing the members of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, at the White House Fitness Expo on the White House lawn, Washington, D.C.

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, discussing th...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, discussing the President's Challenge Physical Activity and Awards Program and introducing the members of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, at the White House Fitness Expo on the White House lawn, Washington, D.C.

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, discussing th...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, disucssing the President's Challenge Physical Activity and Awards Program and introducing the members of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, at the White House Fitness Expo on the White House lawn, Washington, D.C.

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, disucssing th...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, discussing the President's Challenge Physical Activity and Awards Program and introducing the members of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, at the White House Fitness Expo on the White House lawn, Washington, D.C.

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, discussing th...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

First Lady Laura Bush listening as President George Bush discusses the President's Challenge Physical Activity and Awards Program and introduces the members of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, at the White House Fitness Expo on the White House lawn, Washington, D.C.

First Lady Laura Bush listening as President George Bush discusses the...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, discussing the President's Challenge Physical Activity and Awards Program and introducing the members of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, at the White House Fitness Expo on the White House lawn, Washington, D.C.

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, discussing th...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, discussing the President's Challenge Physical Activity and Awards Program and introducing the members of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, at the White House Fitness Expo on the White House lawn, Washington, D.C.

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, discussing th...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, disucssing the President's Challenge Physical Activity and Awards Program and introducing the members of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, at the White House Fitness Expo on the White House lawn, Washington, D.C.

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, disucssing th...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

Audience listening to President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, discussing health and fitness initiatives and introducing the members of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, at the White House Fitness Expo on the White House lawn, Washington, D.C.

Audience listening to President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Lau...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, discussing the President's Challenge Physical Activity and Awards Program and introducing the members of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, at the White House Fitness Expo on the White House lawn, Washington, D.C.

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, discussing th...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, discussing the President's Challenge Physical Activity and Awards Program and introducing the members of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, at the White House Fitness Expo on the White House lawn, Washington, D.C.

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, discussing th...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, discussing the President's Challenge Physical Activity and Awards Program and introducing the members of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, at the White House Fitness Expo on the White House lawn, Washington, D.C.

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, discussing th...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

First Lady Laura Bush listening as President George Bush discusses the President's Challenge Physical Activity and Awards Program and introduces the members of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, at the White House Fitness Expo on the White House lawn, Washington, D.C.

First Lady Laura Bush listening as President George Bush discusses the...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

Audience listening to President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, discussing health and fitness initiatives and introducing the members of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, at the White House Fitness Expo on the White House lawn, Washington, D.C.

Audience listening to President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Lau...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, discussing the President's Challenge Physical Activity and Awards Program and introducing the members of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, at the White House Fitness Expo on the White House lawn, Washington, D.C.

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, discussing th...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, discussing the President's Challenge Physical Activity and Awards Program and introducing the members of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, at the White House Fitness Expo on the White House lawn, Washington, D.C.

President George Bush, flanked by First Lady Laura Bush, discussing th...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

President George W. Bush, First Lady Laura Bush, Marvin Bush, Andy Card and Kathleene Card Walk at Camp David

President George W. Bush, First Lady Laura Bush, Marvin Bush, Andy Car...

Original caption: President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush complete a four mile walk with brother Marvin Bush, left, Chief of Staff Andy Card and wife Kathleene after undergoing a colorectal screening... more

President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush Greet Bill Cosby

President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush Greet Bill Cosby

In this photograph President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush greet Bill Cosby in the Red Room of the White House after he was honored with the 2002 Presidential Medal of Freedom Award. Photographs Related t... more

President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush with Nancy Reagan

President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush with Nancy Reagan

In this photograph President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush stand with Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient Nancy Reagan and Dr. Richard Davis in the Red Room of the White House. Photographs Related to t... more

Laura Bush and White House Pastry Chef Roland Mesnier Participate in the Press Preview for the State Dinner for President and Mrs. Aleksander Kwasniewski of Poland

Laura Bush and White House Pastry Chef Roland Mesnier Participate in t...

Photographs Related to the George W. Bush Administration

The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld (left), U.S. Secretary of Defense, applauds as the Honorable George W. Bush (right, waving), President of the United States, and Mrs. Laura Bush (center), First Lady of the United States, arrive at the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2002, to participate in the September 11 (9/11) Memorial Service. This service marks the first anniversary of terrorists flying a commercial airliner into the Pentagon. (DoD photo by CHIEF PETTY Officer Johnny Bivera) (Released)

The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld (left), U.S. Secretary of Defense, ap...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pentagon State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PHC Johnny Bivera, USN Release Status: ... more

Mrs. Laura Bush (second, front right), First Lady of the United States, waves a small U.S. National Flag (ENSIGN), as the Honorable George W. Bush (front, right), President of the United States, The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld (second, front left), U.S. Secretary of Defense, and Mrs. Joyce Rumsfeld (front left), look on, at the conclusion of the September 11 (9/11) Memorial Service at the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2002. This service marks the first anniversary of terrorists flying a commercial airliner into the Pentagon. (DoD photo by CHIEF PETTY Officer Johnny Bivera) (Released)

Mrs. Laura Bush (second, front right), First Lady of the United States...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pentagon State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PHC Johnny Bivera, USN Release Status: ... more

The Honorable George W. Bush (seated, right), President of the United States, Mrs. Laura Bush (seated, center right), First Lady of the United States, and Mrs. Joyce Rumsfeld (seated, left) listen as The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld (at the lectern), U.S. Secretary of Defense, speaks during the September 11 (9/11) Memorial Service at the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2002. This service marks the first anniversary of terrorists flying a commercial airliner into the Pentagon. (DoD photo by CHIEF PETTY Officer Johnny Bivera) (Released)

The Honorable George W. Bush (seated, right), President of the United ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pentagon State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PHC Johnny Bivera, USN Release Status: ... more

US President George W. Bush and First Lady, Mrs. Laura Bush (foreground right) and US Secretary of Defense The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld and his wife Mrs. Joyce Rumsfeld, stand and render honors while attending the 9/11 Memorial Service, held at the Pentagon, in Washington, District of Columbia (DC). Pictured background right is US Marine Corps (USMC) General (GEN) James L. Jones Jr., Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC)

US President George W. Bush and First Lady, Mrs. Laura Bush (foregroun...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Pentagon State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operat... more

U.S. Secretary of Defense The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld (at lectern) speaks during the Memorial Service at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 11, 2002. More than 13,000 people attended the service, including U.S. President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush, to remember those who lost their lives one year ago when terrorists crashed a commercial airliner into the Pentagon Building (DoD photo by TECH. SGT. Gary R. Coppage) (Released)

U.S. Secretary of Defense The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld (at lectern...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pentagon State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Gary R. Coppage, USAF Release Stat... more

Members of the audience listen to U.S. Secretary of Defense The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld as he speaks during the Memorial Service at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 11, 2002. More than 13,000 people attended the service, including U.S. President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush, to remember those who lost their lives one year ago when terrorists crashed a commercial airliner into the Pentagon Building (DoD photo by MASTER SGT. Mark A. Suban) (Released)

Members of the audience listen to U.S. Secretary of Defense The Honora...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pentagon State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Mark A. Suban, USAF Release Status... more

The Honorable George W. Bush (right), President of the United States, Mrs. Laura Bush (second from right), First Lady of the United States, The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld (second from left), U.S. Secretary of Defense, and Mrs. Joyce Rumsfeld (left), bow their heads in a moment of silence during the September 11 (9/11) Memorial Service at the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2002. This service marks the first anniversary of terrorists flying a commercial airliner into the Pentagon. (DoD photo by CHIEF PETTY Officer Johnny Bivera) (Released)

The Honorable George W. Bush (right), President of the United States, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pentagon State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PHC Johnny Bivera, USN Release Status: ... more

The Honorable George W. Bush (seated, right), President of the United States, Mrs. Laura Bush (seated, center right), First Lady of the United States, and Mrs. Joyce Rumsfeld (seated, left) listen as The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld (at the lectern), U.S. Secretary of Defense, speaks during the September 11 (9/11) Memorial Service at the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2002. This service marks the first anniversary of terrorists flying a commercial airliner into the Pentagon. (DoD photo by CHIEF PETTY Officer Johnny Bivera) (Released)

The Honorable George W. Bush (seated, right), President of the United ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pentagon State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PHC Johnny Bivera, USN Release Status: ... more

Members of the audience listen to U.S. President George W. Bush as he speaks during the Memorial Service at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 11, 2002. More than 13,000 people attended the service, including First Lady Laura Bush and U.S. Secretary of Defense The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld, to remember those who lost their lives one year ago when terrorists crashed a commercial airliner into the Pentagon Building (U.S. Air Force photo by MASTER SGT. Mark A. Suban) (Released)

Members of the audience listen to U.S. President George W. Bush as he ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pentagon State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MASTER SGT. Mark A. Suban, USAF Release... more

The Honorable George W. Bush (right), President of the United States, Mrs. Laura Bush (center), First Lady of the United States, and The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld (left), U.S. Secretary of Defense, bow their heads in a moment of silence during the September 11 (9/11) Memorial Service at the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2002. This service marks the first anniversary of terrorists flying a commercial airliner into the Pentagon. (DoD photo by CHIEF PETTY Officer Johnny Bivera) (Released)

The Honorable George W. Bush (right), President of the United States, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pentagon State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PHC Johnny Bivera, USN Release Status: ... more

U.S. Secretary of Defense The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld (at lectern) speaks during the Memorial Service at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 11, 2002. More than 13,000 people attended the service, including U.S. President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush, to remember those who lost their lives one year ago when terrorists crashed a commercial airliner into the Pentagon Building (DoD photo by MASTER SGT. Mark A. Suban) (Released)

U.S. Secretary of Defense The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld (at lectern...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pentagon State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Mark A. Suban, USAF Release Status... more

Mrs. Laura Bush Considers Sconces for the Cabinet Room

Mrs. Laura Bush Considers Sconces for the Cabinet Room

Photographs Related to the George W. Bush Administration

US President George W. Bush (left) and US Army (USA) Major General (MGEN) James T. Jackson, Command General, USA Military District of Washington, render honors during a Wreath Laying Ceremony held at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, honoring Veterans Day 2002. First Lady, Laura Bush, is visible background left, standing with other distinguished visitors

US President George W. Bush (left) and US Army (USA) Major General (MG...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Washington State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Michael R. Holzworth, USAF Relea... more

First Lady Laura Bush speaking at Washington, D.C. announcement of the launch of a new historic preservation initiative, Preserve America, emphasizing, through grants and awards, the development of federal, state, local partnerships to promote preservation of, and greater public use of, historic sites

First Lady Laura Bush speaking at Washington, D.C. announcement of the...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

First Lady Laura Bush speaking at Washington, D.C. announcement of the launch of a new historic preservation initiative, Preserve America, emphasizing, through grants and awards, the development of federal, state, local partnerships to promote preservation of, and greater public use of, historic sites

First Lady Laura Bush speaking at Washington, D.C. announcement of the...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

First Lady Laura Bush speaking at Washington, D.C. announcement of the launch of a new historic preservation initiative, Preserve America, emphasizing, through grants and awards, the development of federal, state, local partnerships to promote preservation of, and greater public use of, historic sites

First Lady Laura Bush speaking at Washington, D.C. announcement of the...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

First Lady Laura Bush speaking at Washington, D.C. announcement of the launch of a new historic preservation initiative, Preserve America, emphasizing, through grants and awards, the development of federal, state, local partnerships to promote preservation of, and greater public use of, historic sites

First Lady Laura Bush speaking at Washington, D.C. announcement of the...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

First Lady Laura Bush speaking at Washington, D.C. announcement of the launch of a new historic preservation initiative, Preserve America, emphasizing, through grants and awards, the development of federal, state, local partnerships to promote preservation of, and greater public use of, historic sites

First Lady Laura Bush speaking at Washington, D.C. announcement of the...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

First Lady Laura Bush speaking at Washington, D.C. announcement of the launch of a new historic preservation initiative, Preserve America, emphasizing, through grants and awards, the development of federal, state, local partnerships to promote preservation of, and greater public use of, historic sites

First Lady Laura Bush speaking at Washington, D.C. announcement of the...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

First Lady Laura Bush arriving at the podium at the announcement in Washington, D.C. of the launch of a new historic preservation initiative, Preserve America

First Lady Laura Bush arriving at the podium at the announcement in Wa...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

First Lady Laura Bush speaking at Washington, D.C. announcement of the launch of a new historic preservation initiative, Preserve America, emphasizing, through grants and awards, the development of federal, state, local partnerships to promote preservation of, and greater public use of, historic sites

First Lady Laura Bush speaking at Washington, D.C. announcement of the...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

First Lady Laura Bush speaking at Washington, D.C. announcement of the launch of a new historic preservation initiative, Preserve America, emphasizing, through grants and awards, the development of federal, state, local partnerships to promote preservation of, and greater public use of, historic sites

First Lady Laura Bush speaking at Washington, D.C. announcement of the...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

First Lady Laura Bush speaking at Washington, D.C. announcement of the launch of a new historic preservation initiative, Preserve America, emphasizing, through grants and awards, the development of federal, state, local partnerships to promote preservation of, and greater public use of, historic sites

First Lady Laura Bush speaking at Washington, D.C. announcement of the...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites