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  • Obama Is Said to Have Picked Presidential Library Site in Chicago

    07/27/2016 3:11:57 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 56 replies
    New York Times ^ | July 27, 2016 | Julie Hirschfeld Davis
    President Obama and the foundation helping to plot his path after the White House have selected Jackson Park on the South Side of Chicago as the site of his presidential library, ending a debate within his inner circle about the location, a person familiar with the decision said Wednesday. Mr. Obama and his presidential foundation have been deliberating for months over whether to place the library in Jackson Park, which is on a broad expanse of Lake Michigan and borders the Woodlawn neighborhood, or in the Washington Park neighborhood, which is closer to the Obamas’ home in Chicago. …
  • New Photos Show President Bush's Initial Response to 9/11 Attacks

    05/09/2016 1:17:33 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 100 replies
    The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum on Friday released new photos of the president responding to the 9/11 attacks.
  • Seven Architectural Firms Selected As Finalists To Submit Designs For Obama Presidential Library

    12/21/2015 7:55:47 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 42 replies
    cbs ^ | December 21, 2015 8:54 AM
    The firms are being asked to submit designs for both potential sites for the library, Jackson Park and Washington Park.
  • Architect Sought for Obama’s Presidential Library Complex

    08/26/2015 10:46:20 PM PDT · by garjog · 44 replies
    New York Times ^ | AUG. 26, 2015 | JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS
    "The foundation overseeing the development of Barack Obama’s presidential library began a global competition on Wednesday to select the architect who will design the elaborate Chicago complex."
  • Of Speeches and Monuments - The Quest for the Obama Presidential Library

    01/22/2015 11:31:27 AM PST · by jfd1776 · 21 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | January 22, 2015 A.D. | John F. Di Leo
    By John F. Di Leo - On Wednesday, January 21, the sun rose on a nation still licking its wounds from a beating it had taken the night before. At 9:00pm EST on Tuesday, a pugilist stood there – the Resident of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue – safe behind a big, sturdy podium for protection, and socked the American people in the jaw, again and again, for as long as we were willing to sit out here in TV-land and take it... and the entire bodyguard that the Constitution had provided to defend them from such a beating - the House,...
  • Hawaii envisions presidential library on the beach

    12/11/2014 6:22:02 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 60 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec 11, 2014 7:55 PM EST | Audrey McAvoy
    Hawaii hopes it has an offer Honolulu-born President Barack Obama won’t be able to turn down. It hopes to build him a presidential library on the ocean, with a dramatic view of his hometown’s famed Diamond Head volcanic crater. The state’s abundant sunshine would generate solar power and support vegetable gardens on site. Hawaii officials predicted Thursday that the prime, 8-acre spot on a rocky shoreline between Waikiki and downtown Honolulu, combined with the state’s many tourists, would make the facility one of the nation's most heavily visited presidential centers. …
  • The BHO Presidential Library will be known as the BS Presidential Library

    07/17/2014 7:35:36 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/17/14 | Judi McLeod
    When the rich-guy handlers of Senator Barack Obama were laughingly putting the finishing touches on his coup d’état presidency, they made their inevitable plans for the takeover of America air tight.
  • Eric Holder Investigates Excrementous Crimes Against the Monarch

    07/17/2014 5:48:00 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 18 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/17/14 | William Kevin Soos
    Just when you thought it was safe to tow an outhouse float in a small town Nebraska parade which poked fun of President Obama by labeling it the PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY [sic] you find yourself the object of a federal investigation by Attorney General Eric Holder who, like his boss, has no apparent sense of humor.
  • Illinois puts hold on $100 million public funding of Obama Library

    06/02/2014 4:39:09 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 16 replies
    You would think a state with such dire financial problems couldn’t even consider spending such a large sum of tax dollars on something that’s usually built with private money. Luckily, the Illinois House has backed off the idea for the moment. USA Today reported… Illinois shelving $100M gift to Obama library A plan to offer $100 million in tax dollars to lure Barack Obama’s presidential library to Illinois is on the shelf, with lawmakers prepared to wrap up their spring session without advancing the idea. Democrats in the president’s home state pushed the proposal to compete against rival bids from...
  • George Washington Finally Gets His Presidential Library

    09/27/2013 8:55:36 AM PDT · by re_tail20 · 32 replies
    Newsmax ^ | September 27, 2013 | David A. Patten
    Since Franklin Roosevelt, every modern U.S. president has opened his own presidential library. On Friday, President George Washington, the nation’s first, finally will get his turn, as a state-of-the-art presidential library is christened in his honor. Washington’s beloved Mount Vernon steps into a bold new era with the formal opening of The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington. Some 800 dignitaries, officials, and VIPs will be on hand to witness the unveiling of a library purpose-built to preserve the original books and papers from Gen. Washington’s personal collection. Noted historian and best-selling author David McCullough...
  • Outrage over Outhouse Labeled 'Obama's Presidential Library'

    09/04/2013 4:19:42 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 64 replies
    Breitbart,com ^ | 9/4/2013 | JON DAVID KAHN
    TUCUMCARI, N.M. - Most Presidential libraries are constructed after the President completes his term. However, according to KOAT-ABC, a New Mexico man has determined the location for President Obama's library and has marked it with a sign that is sparking controversy in one small town. The sign rests on top of an outhouse. It reads: Obama's Presidential Library. Some in town view the sign as bad taste while others are supportive. One man told a local reporter that folks are treating it as a tourist destination and that it is frequently photographed. The man responsible for the sign would not...
  • Honored to Serve

    04/27/2013 10:56:16 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies ^ | April 26, 2013 | Rich Galen
    A beautiful day in Dallas - fair skies, temps in the high 60s - thousands of people came out to witness something that is so uniquely American that I'm not certain it survives translation into other languages. The dedication of a Presidential library is not a regular or usual event. There are only 13 such libraries in the Presidential library system. The first was Franklin Delano Roosevelt; the most recent is George W. Bush. Other private or non-profit organizations house the collected papers and memorabilia from previous Presidents but now the process is more systematized. The way these work -...
  • 9/11 marks turning point at Bush Library

    04/26/2013 5:07:00 PM PDT · by daniel1212 · 12 replies
    CNN ^ | April 25, 2013 | CNN
    (VIDEO) Former first lady Laura Bush gives CNN's John King a tour of the new George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum.
  • Bush, like past presidents, faces scrutiny over his library’s version of history

    04/24/2013 11:35:37 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 16 replies
    Yahoo ^ | April 24, 2013 | Holly Bailey
    DALLAS—As former President George W. Bush prepares to officially open his presidential library on Thursday, a question arises as it has for his predecessors: How objective will it be about his time in the White House? Bush left office five years ago as one of the most unpopular presidents in history, his poll numbers weighed down by public discontent over his handling of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and worries about the economy. But the former president wanted to take the controversies about his presidency head-on, say several former aides who worked closely with him on the library.
  • Something To Ponder Over: Will Obama Demand A Library Be Constructed In His Honor Come 2014?

    09/13/2011 11:38:51 AM PDT · by Liberals_R_BiPolar_Turkeys · 49 replies
    Have any of you thought about this? The Obama Library? And where would it be built without threats of stopping or interfering with the construction? If Obama seriously thinks he deserves a library to be constructed in his honor, he needs to move back to Kenya where they will build a shack in his honor (made from hardened composted cow manure)
  • Bush to Develop Think Tank Affiliated With His Library

    11/13/2009 11:17:49 AM PST · by La Enchiladita · 81 replies · 2,203+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | November 12, 2009 | John D. McKinnon
    Former President George W. Bush on Thursday outlined plans to establish a $300 million library, museum and research institute, taking a step back onto the national stage. The George W. Bush Policy Institute—which would be the first think tank to be affiliated with a presidential library—will address issues that were priorities during Mr. Bush's presidency, such as education, global health, political freedom and economic growth, and seek to promote advances by offering practical solutions, the former president said. In a speech at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, where the center is slated to be built, Mr. Bush said the institute...
  • Obama Presidential Library could be in the Works

    10/26/2009 8:44:31 AM PDT · by pissant · 36 replies · 1,252+ views
    Illinois Home ^ | 10/26/09 | staff
    Chicago) -- Those who thought President Barack Obama's Nobel Peace Prize was premature have something else to ponder: Obama's presidential library. Although the George W. Bush library hasn't opened yet in Dallas, "Bloomberg News" reports sponsors already have contacted the White House about making the University of Chicago a permanent home for Obama's papers. There's a connection to the Nobels, because more than 80 have been claimed by people affiliated with the university. Obama taught constitutional law at the school for twelve years.
  • Why Clinton Wouldn't Call

    10/18/2005 5:15:30 AM PDT · by TheForceOfOne · 58 replies · 2,478+ views
    The New York Post ^ | October 18, 2005 | Dick Morris
    FORMER FBI Director Louis Freeh writes movingly of his disappointment that Presi dent Bill Clinton did little or nothing to in tervene with the Saudi monarchy to let his agents question the accused perpetrators of the 1996 Khobar Towers bombing. But he is at a loss to understand the president's conduct. In an earlier terror attack, the Saudis had cut off the heads of the suspected terrorists before the FBI could question them. To avoid a repeat, Freeh went to the president and emphasized the importance of intervening with the Saudis to allow questioning. The Saudis, of course, didn't want...
  • VANITY: From what is known, which items should be in a hypothetical "Obama Presidential Library"?

    10/29/2008 8:27:06 AM PDT · by SilvieWaldorfMD · 18 replies · 405+ views
    Shall we start with copies of his college & law school SATs, LSATs, class rankings and overall GPA scores and grades?
  • Library withheld papers on Clinton pardons

    03/07/2008 5:58:52 PM PST · by STARWISE · 56 replies · 2,368+ views
    KTKA/AP ^ | 3-7-08
    More than a thousand pages covering pardons granted by former president Bill Clinton during his final days in office have been withheld from the public. Archivists at the Clinton Presidential Library decided to keep the papers out of a larger batch recently released because they covered confidential discussions with advisers. Included in the more than 2800 documents that have been made public, letters in support of fugitive financier Marc Rich and his partner, both of whom were pardoned by Clinton. The delays by the library in releasing documents have led to sharp criticism of Clinton and former first lady Hillary...
  • Methodist ministers launch anti-Bush library petition

    01/18/2007 12:27:36 PM PST · by LA Woman3 · 78 replies · 1,375+ views
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 1/18/2007 | HOLLY K. HACKER
    A group of Methodist ministers has begun a national petition drive asking Southern Methodist University to remove itself from negotiations to get the George W. Bush presidential library. "As United Methodists, we believe that the linking of his presidency with a university bearing the Methodist name is utterly inappropriate," reads the petition, which is posted online at "Because SMU is owned by the United Methodist Church, the imposition of a George W. Bush library, museum and think tank at SMU will irreparably connect the denomination with this presidency,” said Rev. Andrew J. Weaver, a petition organizer in Brooklyn, N.Y....
  • Iraq - Kin plan Saddam Presidential Library, School at Burial Site

    12/31/2006 10:51:25 AM PST · by HAL9000 · 28 replies · 586+ views
    RTTNews (excerpt) ^ | December 31, 2006
    Saddam's Kin Plan Library, School At Burial Site (RTTNews) - A member of Saddam Hussein's extended family said that a presidential library and religious school would be set up at the site of his burial in his native village. ~ snip ~
  • W library in record book ($500M center would be priciest for a Prez)

    11/27/2006 2:23:56 AM PST · by RWR8189 · 64 replies · 1,358+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | November 27, 2006 | THOMAS M. DeFRANK
    WASHINGTON - He may be a certified lame duck now, but President Bush and his truest believers are about to launch their final campaign - an eye-popping, half-billion-dollar drive for the Bush presidential library. Eager to begin refurbishing his tattered legacy, the President hopes to raise $500 million to build his library and a think tank at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Bush lived in Dallas until he was elected governor of Texas in 1995. Bush sources with direct knowledge of library plans told the Daily News that SMU and Bush fund-raisers hope to get half of the half billion...

    03/05/2006 9:25:47 PM PST · by txroadkill · 19 replies · 1,173+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | 3/6/06 | Washington Prowler
    DUBAI DUETS Late Friday, Department of Justice lawyers in the Office of Legal Counsel were attempting to determine if former President Bill Clinton had registered as an "Agent of a Foreign Principal." Federal statute requires that anyone -- even a former President -- doing political or public affairs work on behalf of a foreign country, agency or official must register with the Department, and essentially update his status every six months. It was not clear the Clinton had done so. If his status is less clear, here is what we do know: If Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton did not know...
  • Federal Director of Nixon Library Named

    04/10/2006 6:57:37 PM PDT · by FloridianBushFan · 2 replies · 224+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Mon Apr 10, 5:59 PM ET | By ERICA WERNER
    WASHINGTON - A historian of the Cold War with expertise in presidential recordings has been selected as the first federal director of the Nixon presidential library. Timothy Naftali, 44, who directs the presidential recordings program at the University of Virginia's Miller Center of Public Affairs, will begin his new job Oct. 16, the National Archives and Records Administration announced Monday. By then the library in Yorba Linda, Calif., should have completed its transition from private to public institution. The letter of offer formalizing the hand-over was transmitted to the House and Senate last Thursday, and must remain before Congress for...
  • Steve Blow: Bush library – it's not exactly academic

    03/26/2006 8:13:59 AM PST · by altura · 61 replies · 1,511+ views
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | March 26, 2006 | Steve Blow
    Heaven help me, with all the talk about the George W. Bush Presidential Library, a question keeps coming to mind: What's it going to have? Coloring books? Now, don't get all defensive on me. We can tease because he's one of us, right? And you have to admit: There's something ironic about building a library for a guy who has never been in one. Oh, maybe not "never." He did marry a librarian. There may have been some "research" in the stacks back in the day. Go ahead, add the rim shot. Yet here in Dallas and down in Waco,...
  • West Texas Group Out Of Running For Bush Library

    03/16/2006 4:24:40 PM PST · by LA Woman3 · 7 replies · 318+ views
    KWTX ^ | 03/16/2006
    (March 16, 2006)—Baylor University, Southern Methodist University and the University of Dallas were still in the running for the George W. Bush Presidential Library Thursday, but a site backed by a group led by Texas Tech University has been eliminated. Selection committee chairman Donald Evans says committee members appreciated the West Texas group's plan, but have decided to narrow their search to the other three proposals. The West Texas Coalition was a partnership between Texas Tech in Lubbock and Midland College. Last fall, the city of Arlington, Texas A&M and the University of Texas System were eliminated as potential sites....
  • SMU's big idea for Bush library

    03/11/2006 8:06:21 PM PST · by PAR35 · 24 replies · 1,453+ views
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 03/11/06 | DAVID DILLON
    Exclusive: Still under wraps, proposal likely to be batch of buildings for tourists, scholars In an aggressive bid to win the Bush presidential library, SMU envisions a complex of buildings that could include a high-tech museum and archives, a school of politics, a conference center and offices, all aimed at raising the school's national profile and making it a prime destination for scholars and tourists. A spokesman for the National Archives in Washington confirmed that Southern Methodist University retained Hillier Architecture of Princeton, N.J., to prepare a conceptual master plan for the coveted project, tentatively plotted in the southeastern quadrant...
  • United Arab Emirates Donated At Least $1M To Bush Library

    02/26/2006 4:59:45 AM PST · by JackQuickFrost · 85 replies · 1,675+ views
    Click2Houston ^ | 02/24/2006 | AP
    HOUSTON -- A sheik from the United Arab Emirates contributed at least $1 million to the Bush Library Foundation, which established the George Bush Presidential Library at Texas A&M University in College Station. The UAE owns Dubai Ports World, which is taking operations from London-based Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Co., which operates six U.S. ports. A political uproar has ensued over the deal, which the White House approved without congressional oversight. Dubai Ports World offered Thursday night to delay part of the takeover to give the Bush administration more time to convince lawmakers the deal poses no security risks....
  • Baylor to fight subpoena that requests details of Bush library proposal

    02/24/2006 6:17:11 AM PST · by LA Woman3 · 8 replies · 370+ views
    Waco Tribune Herald ^ | 02/24/2006 | Tim Woods
    Baylor University is prepared to fight a subpoena from Dallas attorney Gary Vodicka requesting details about the school's presidential library proposal, according to a university official. “We are going to challenge that (subpoena) in McLennan County court,” said Baylor spokesman Larry Brumley on Thursday morning. On Thursday afternoon, Baylor filed a motion in a McLennan County District Court to quash the subpoena, claiming that the school “believes the documents sought by the subpoena are irrelevant to the lawsuit.” Vodicka, who owns a condominium at a site he believes Southern Methodist University has tagged for the presidential library, has filed a...
  • Baylor (and Texas Tech) Swept Into Suit Involving SMU, Dallas Condo Owner [Pres. Library]

    02/20/2006 8:12:24 PM PST · by hispanarepublicana · 4 replies · 433+ views
    Waco Tribune ^ | 2/20/06 | Mike Anderson
    BREAKING NEWS: Baylor swept into suit involving SMU, Dallas condo owner By Mike Anderson Tribune-Herald staff writer Monday, February 20, 2006 Baylor University's efforts to keep details of its bid for the George W. Bush Presidential Library from going public just got a little more complicated. The university has received a subpoena from Dallas attorney Gary Vodicka for documents related to its library proposal, Baylor officials confirmed Monday. The subpoena is part of a lawsuit Vodicka has filed against Baylor's top rival in the library selection process, Southern Methodist University. The suit claims SMU violated its legal obligation to residents...
  • Papers May Clarify Eisenhower Viewpoints

    02/02/2006 7:18:19 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 12 replies · 545+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 2/2/06 | Matt Sedensky - ap
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Archivists released documents from Dwight Eisenhower's administration that historians say could help refine their understanding of the president's positions on national security and civil rights. The Eisenhower Presidential Library in Abilene, Kan., announced Thursday the release of 40,000 pages of previously classified documents on subjects including J. Edgar Hoover's domestic intelligence operation, construction of the Berlin Wall and Middle East policy. Chester Pach, an Ohio University professor who authored "Presidency of Dwight D. Eisenhower," said historians have many unanswered questions about the president, including his role in planning the failed 1961 Bay of Pigs invasion. "There...
  • Presidential Library - A Decision Anytime Soon? (Vanity)

    12/21/2005 4:33:09 PM PST · by shezza · 9 replies · 225+ views
    The George W. Bush Presidential Library contenders have made their final pitches, and the word is that a decision will be made by the end of the year. Any last-minute thoughts?
  • NYP: CLINTON AND THE SAUDIS - Bill owes the American people some answers to Freeh's charges.

    10/17/2005 6:10:37 AM PDT · by OESY · 55 replies · 2,258+ views
    New York Post ^ | October 17, 2005 | Editorial
    ...Under pressure from Team Clinton, "60 Minutes" agreed to read a statement from convicted criminal Sandy Berger, Clinton's national security adviser, insisting that Freeh's account is flat-out wrong.... It's also a fact that he's [Clinton] remained close to the House of Saud: In 2002, he was paid $750,000 for a speaking tour there. The Saudis also flew the ex-president and an entourage of 40 guests to the kingdom for a 2003 visit.... And Clinton pointedly praised the Saudi government in his testimony to the 9/11 Commission. Freeh has made similar allegations before, in a 2001 article by Elsa Walsh in...
  • (Texas Tech) Video Proposal For Bush Library

    10/16/2005 9:03:27 AM PDT · by shezza · 21 replies · 382+ views
    NewsChannel 11 ^ | 10/14/05 | NewsChannel 11 (KCBD)
    NewsChannel 11 has obtained the video the West Texas Coalition sent to the White House in its bid for the George W. Bush Presidential Library. It's the same video that helped Texas Tech advance as one of the four finalists. The video proposal includes interviews from Lubbock, Amarillo and Midland leaders, all urging the president to build his library in Lubbock.....(click for rest of article and video)
  • Four finalists are tapped for presidential library

    10/14/2005 7:15:38 AM PDT · by Dog Gone · 11 replies · 387+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | October 14, 2005 | JANET ELLIOTT
    A&M and UT lose out as three church-affiliated schools make cut AUSTIN - One public university and three faith-based universities are the finalists to house the George W. Bush Presidential Library.Baylor University, Southern Methodist University, the University of Dallas and the West Texas Coalition, a group led by Texas Tech University, were tapped this week by a six-member committee headed by Donald Evans of Midland.The four proposals beat out bids from Texas A&M University, the University of Texas System and the city of Arlington.The next step in the process will be presentations next month in Washington."We're very happy and...
  • Axe falls on Reagan tour guides 'for being too old'

    10/09/2005 9:17:42 PM PDT · by 1066AD · 40 replies · 1,331+ views
    Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | 10/10/2005 | Catherine Elsworth
    Axe falls on Reagan tour guides 'for being too old' By Catherine Elsworth in Los Angeles (Filed: 10/10/2005) Elderly volunteers at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library claim they have been barred from giving tours and welcoming visitors because they are too old - even though many are younger than the former president when he led the US. Nearly 30 of the volunteers learned of their fate in a letter telling them that they were being relieved of their duties. They were awarded "emeritus" status and handed glass globes and certificates signed by Nancy Reagan. Administrators deny that age was a...
  • UT System proposes sites for Bush library

    09/15/2005 4:47:46 AM PDT · by Racehorse · 12 replies · 329+ views
    Austin American Statesman ^ | 14 September 2005 | Ralph K.M. Haurwitz
    The University of Texas System today unveiled a proposal to host President George W. Bush's library and museum that suggests three possible sites, one in Austin and two in Dallas. The local site would be the UT-Brackenridge tract along Lake Austin Boulevard, just west of MoPac Boulevard (Loop 1). The other sites are a downtown property in Dallas and the campus of UT-Dallas. UT System officials also proposed a secondary site at UT-San Antonio to serve as a high-security conference center for world leaders and scholars. Donald Evans, a former commerce secretary, and Marvin Bush, the president's brother, sought the...
  • Bush to Dedicate Abe Lincoln Presidential Library

    04/16/2005 7:57:37 AM PDT · by slyfoxvirden · 3 replies · 521+ views
    President Bush will be in Springfield, Illinois, on Tuesday morning to tour and dedicate the new Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. It's nice to see a Republican President come to honor old Abe, the first GOP President. And the library and museum is a real show piece, well worth the visit. Richard Norton Smith is the current director.
  • Ronald Reagan Presidential Library (Vanity/Photos)

    03/17/2005 7:53:29 AM PST · by Dustin Hawkins · 3 replies · 690+ views
    I went to California during spring break last week and spent almost a full day at the wonderful Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. If you haven't gone, it is well worth the trip. There were a load of people there and I saw a minimum of 5 student tours going on (a relief!). Anyway, hard to keep a dry eye in the place. Visit! Take a look at my Photo Gallery from the trip
  • Hilarious Editorial Cartoon - Clinton Library Opening

    11/28/2004 7:20:26 AM PST · by ljswisc · 65 replies · 6,899+ views
    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | 11/17/04 | Mike Luckovich
  • It's 'Don't Bring Your Guns to Work Day'

    11/16/2004 8:12:14 AM PST · by mwyounce · 37 replies · 2,268+ views
    Reuters via Yahoo News ^ | November 16, 2004 | Reuters
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) - Employees at a Little Rock office building have been asked to leave their deer hunting rifles at home because the president and three former presidents are coming to town to open Bill Clinton's presidential library. Acxiom Corporation distributed a memo to the 420 employees in its 12-story sales and marketing building in Little Rock's River Market district -- near the Clinton library -- reminding them of its policy forbidding weapons on company property. "This would not be a time to violate that policy," said Dale Ingram, spokesman for Acxiom. The Acxiom building overlooks the library,...
  • Reported on NBC Local Channel-Bush will be attending Clintons Library Dedication, 11/18/04(Vanity)

    11/09/2004 3:56:32 PM PST · by IndianPrincessOK · 80 replies · 4,056+ views
    NBC Affiliate channel 5
    Just heard on our local NBC affiliate TV Channel, Chicago suburb that Bush will be attending the Dedication of Clintons Library in Little Rock, Arkansas November 18....Anyone else hear this>
  • Clinton Presidential Center is a hot ticket - Little Rock goes all out to prepare for Nov. 18

    10/04/2004 5:21:27 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 23 replies · 4,729+ views
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | October 4, 2004 | SUZI PARKER
    LITTLE ROCK — The buzz builds daily in Little Rock for the Clinton Presidential Center opening on Nov. 18. From busboys to friends of Bill Clinton's, everyone wants a ticket to an event during opening week festivities. For Arkansas, the grand opening of the center — which houses the Clinton Library — will be one of the biggest events in the state's history. All former presidents and President Bush will attend. Ben Affleck, Bono and Barbra Streisand have been invited, along with foreign dignitaries. Aretha Franklin will perform on Nov. 16. "This will be a great, memorable event for Little...

    10/10/2002 12:00:03 AM PDT · by kattracks · 38 replies · 1,306+ views
    New York Post ^ | 10/10/02 | VINCENT MORRIS
    <p>October 10, 2002 -- WASHINGTON - Former President Bill Clinton was showered with pricey gifts while he was in office from the leaders of Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and elsewhere, but he didn't disclose them because they were earmarked for his presidential library in Arkansas, a new report yesterday revealed.</p>
  • The Clinton Presidential Center: The house that chicken enchiladas built

    04/05/2004 3:28:16 AM PDT · by RightWingReader · 10 replies · 236+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 4-5-03 | Doug Powers
    The Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock, Ark., is nearing completion. The Center is located on a 27-acre park – 21 if you don't count the space required to hold the Starr Report – and should be ready to unzip its doors for the grand opening some time this November. The building is an architectural marvel, jutting out slightly over the south bank of the Arkansas River, in symbolic tribute to Clinton's "building a bridge to the 21st century" slogan. To me, all it symbolizes is that, surprisingly enough, the "21st century" is across the river in North Little Rock....
  • 400 mayors endorse Baylor as Bush library site

    03/25/2004 6:01:39 PM PST · by Dog Gone · 16 replies · 162+ views
    Associated Press ^ | March 25, 2004
    WACO -- Some 400 Texas mayors want the George W. Bush presidential library to be built at Baylor University, school officials said today. Baylor is one of several institutions seeking to be the site of the library, a decision Bush is expected to make after leaving office. Other contenders are the city of Arlington, where Bush was managing partner of the Texas Rangers baseball team before he was elected governor; the University of Texas at Austin; SMU in Dallas, the first lady's alma mater; Texas A&M and Texas Tech universities. In October, 100 mayors said they endorsed Baylor as the...
  • Clinton e-mail notes saved--both of them

    01/27/2004 10:05:35 AM PST · by erasmus605 · 37 replies · 179+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 1/27/04 | Items compiled from Tribune news services
    Clinton e-mail notes saved--both of them January 27, 2004 LITTLE ROCK -- The archives of Bill Clinton's presidential library will contain about 40 million e-mail notes by the former president's staff--and two by the man himself. "The only two he sent," Skip Rutherford, president of the Clinton Presidential Foundation, which is raising money for the library, said Monday. One of them may not actually qualify because it was a test to see if Clinton knew how to push the button for e-mail.
  • Nixon Presidential Library Might Happen

    11/12/2003 9:21:23 PM PST · by HAL9000 · 8 replies · 155+ views
    Associated Press | November 13, 2003 | DEB RIECHMANN
    WASHINGTON - House-Senate bargainers agreed Wednesday to let the government take the first steps toward establishing a formal Richard Nixon presidential library. Until now, the late President Nixon has been the only president without his own federal library since the National Archives presidential library system began with President Hoover's library in Iowa. The Nixon library currently operating in Yorba Linda, Calif., is a private one. Nixon's presidential papers and tapes were seized by the government when he left office in 1974 following the Watergate scandal, and have been kept by the National Archives in College Park, Md. At the...
  • Boeing To Move 707 Air Force One To Reagan Library

    03/21/2003 3:20:58 PM PST · by Paleo Conservative · 10 replies · 810+ views
    Boeing Website ^ | March 21, 2003 | Boeing
    Boeing To Move 707 Air Force One To Reagan Library ST. LOUIS, March 21, 2003 – The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] announced today the disassembly of a historic Boeing 707 that flew for 28 years in presidential service as an Air Force One. Used extensively by President Ronald Reagan during his eight years in the White House, this famous airplane will be moved to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif. where it will take up permanent residency. Boeing, California's largest private employer and manufacturer of the Boeing 707, has agreed to lead Operation Homeward Bound, and move the airplane...