Presidents reunite to dedicate new presidential library of George W. Bush

The presidential library of former President George W. Bush was dedicated on Thursday in Dallas and, as per tradition, President Obama and the other four remaining living former presidents attended, putting aside politics and partisan bickering.

In his remarks, President Obama punctuated the fact they are a unique fraternity while former President Bill Clinton joked about his familiarity with the Bush family, calling himself their black sheep.

A controversial president, Bush’s library goes far in attempting to burnish his legacy, particularly focusing on the way September 11 affected his time in office.

Host Carmen Russell-Sluchansky spoke with Todd J. Gillman, Washington bureau chief of The Dallas Morning News, to discuss the library’s commemoration.

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He also spoke with POLITICO reporter Kevin Cirilli to discuss Bush’s legacy.

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Carmen is a multimedia journalist based in Washington, DC whose work has appeared in a variety of outlets including National Geographic, NBC News, the BBC, Asia! Magazine, The China Post, Chicago Tribune and Orlando Sentinel.