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George H.W. Bush Center To Host Jeffrey Engel For Presidents’ Day Event Feb. 20

February 8, 2018

Bush Library

By David Anaya, George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

Author Jeffrey Engel will discuss his newest book, “When the World Seemed New: George H.W. Bush and the End of the Cold War” at the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum on Feb. 20 at 6 p.m.

Having already taught American history, international relations and grand strategy at the University of Wisconsin, Yale University, the University of Pennsylvania and Haverford College, he served at Texas A&M University Bush School of Government and Public Service as the Howard and Verlin Kruse ’52 Professor and director of programming for the Scowcroft Institute for International Affairs until 2012.

During his tenure at the Bush School he received a Silver Star Award for Teaching and Mentorship, a Distinguished Teaching Award from Texas A&M’s Association of Former Students, and a Texas A&M University System Chancellor’s Teaching Excellence Award.

Engel is an award-winning American history scholar and director of the Center for Presidential History at SMU. He is an expert on the U.S. presidency and American diplomatic history. He also is the author or editor of 10 books on American foreign policy.

Reservations can be made online. Those who are interested in attending can email or call 979-691-4014.  A reception with a book sale and signing will follow. Seating is limited, so reservations are strongly encouraged.


Media contact: David Anaya, George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, at (979) 691-4069 or

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