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Former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney speaks during the State Funeral for former President George H.W. Bush at the National Cathedral, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, in Washington.
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December 05, 2018 - 11:13 am
UPDATED: 1:09 p.m. WASHINGTON (AP) — George H. W. Bush was celebrated with high praise and loving humor Wednesday as the nation bade farewell to the man who was America's 41st president and the last to fight for the U.S. in wartime. Three former presidents looked on at Washington National Cathedral...
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Former President George W. Bush and former first lady Laura Bush pay their respect to his father former President George H.W. Bush as he lie in state at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018.
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December 05, 2018 - 9:48 am
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President George H.W. Bush is getting a national farewell at Washington National Cathedral before family, friends, presidents and foreign dignitaries. The nation's 41st president died Friday in Houston at age 94. His wife of 73 years, Barbara,...
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Former President George W. Bush and former first lady Laura Bush watch as the flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush is carried by a joint services military honor guard to a State Funeral at the National Cathedral December 5, 2018.
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Ian Bush
December 05, 2018 - 7:36 am
WASHINGTON (KYW Newsradio) — The nation's capital bids a final farewell today to the 41st president. George H. W. Bush will be honored at the 34th state funeral in the history of Washington, D.C., as all five living presidents and other global dignitaries are expected to attend the ceremony at the...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are greeted by former President George Bush and former first lady Laura Bush outside the Blair House across the street from the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018.
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December 05, 2018 - 7:08 am
By Calvin Woodward, Laurie Kellman and Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's capital bids its final farewell to the late President George H.W. Bush in a service of prayer and praise that is drawing together world envoys, Americans of high office and a guy from Maine who...
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The flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush is carried by a joint services military honor guard to a hearse at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Monday, Dec. 3, 2018.
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December 04, 2018 - 1:24 pm
By David Bauder, AP Media Writer NEW YORK (AP) — With a week commemorating the death of former President George H.W. Bush due to climax with a memorial service Wednesday at the Washington National Cathedral, the national media has almost inevitably focused on the contrast between his era and the...
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Matthew Shepard laid to rest
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October 26, 2018 - 1:29 pm
By Dakin Andone, CNN (CNN) -- Matthew Shepard was finally laid to rest Friday at the Washington National Cathedral 20 years after being killed by two men because he was gay. "It's so important that we now have a home for Matt," his father, Dennis Shepard, said at the start of the service. "A home...
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Meghan McCain speaks at a memorial service for her father, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., at Washington Nationals Cathedral in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. McCain died Aug. 25, from brain cancer at age 81.
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September 01, 2018 - 11:27 am
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — John McCain's daughter opened his memorial service by posing her father's legacy as a direct challenge to President Donald Trump, setting a tone that echoed the senator's own fighting spirit as former Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush...
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The flag-draped casket bearing the remains of Sen. John McCain of Arizona, who lived and worked in Congress over four decades, is carried into the U.S. Capitol rotunda.
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September 01, 2018 - 8:39 am
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — John McCain is getting a presidential farewell, but not from the actual sitting president. At McCain's request, former Presidents Barack Obama, a Democrat, and George W. Bush, a Republican, are speaking about the six-term senator on Saturday at...
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A military honor guard carries the casket of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., after a memorial service at North Phoenix Baptist Church Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Phoenix.
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August 31, 2018 - 7:58 am
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — It's Washington's turn to say goodbye to the late Sen. John McCain. And McCain is saying farewell — his way. The six-term Republican senator, who lived and worked in nation's capital over four decades, will lie in state under the U.S. Capitol...
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