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Former first lady unveils new health initiative at Houston Methodist

Houston Chronicle - September 13, 2016

Laura Bush speaks about Texan by Nature during inaugural health symposium   In 2011, former first lady Laura Bush founded Taking Care of Texas in hopes of unifying the interestsRead More

Laura Bush makes special appearance at Fandangle

Abilene Reporter News - June 24, 2016

ALBANY — Those with tickets to the Fort Griffin Fandangle on Friday night got an unexpected bonus in the form of former first lady Laura Bush, who made a specialRead More

VIDEO: Laura Bush talks with Shelly Slater about her new book

WFAA-TV Channel 8 - May 17, 2016

WFAA’s Shelly Slater has a passion for books, which is why she started Shelly’s Book Worms. Someone who shares that passion is former First Lady Laura Bush, who co-wrote a children’sRead More

Laura and Barbara Bush open up about family, gender roles, and learning about 9/11

The Huffington Post - April 25, 2016

Laura Bush detailed the exact moment she learned about the 9/11 terrorist attacks during an intimate conversation with her daughter. For The Huffington Post’s new parent-child interview series Talk To Me, theRead More

Former first lady Laura Bush has a place for you to take your bluebonnet photos

The Dallas Morning News - April 20, 2016

UNIVERSITY PARK — While it’s the adjacent building that gets all the attention, a 15-acre park is one of Laura Bush’s favorite parts of the George W. Bush Presidential Center.Read More

Bracken Cave: an international treasure in San Antonio’s backyard

The San Antonio Express News - November 22, 2015

On summer nights in Texas, 15 million Mexican free-tailed bats emerge from a cave in the Texas Hill Country. Like a plume of smoke billowing from a chimney, the batsRead More

Laura Bush visits… the Eagle Ford Shale?

The San Antonio Express News - July 23, 2013

Former First Lady Laura Bush recently toured the Eagle Ford Shale region to talk about conservation efforts in the South Texas oil fields. She did a rig tour in JuneRead More

Laura Bush: Conservation can start in your own garden

The Dallas Morning News - May 15, 2015

Spring is my favorite time of year in Texas. As I watch the native prairie bloom at our ranch, and the evening primrose blossom at the Bush Center, I amRead More

Founder of Taking Care of Texas former First Lady Laura Bush Visits Eagle Ford Shale Region

The San Antonio Express News - September 26, 2013

SAN ANTONIO– On June 3, 2013, Taking Care of Texas and the South Texas Energy and Economic Roundtable (STEER) co-hosted a tour of the Eagle Ford Shale region featuring TakingRead More

Laura Bush speaks out for Taking Care of Texas

The Austin American-Statesman - May 22, 2013

There’s no shame in having a pulpit. It could be shameful if you have it, but don’t put it to good use. Laura Bush admits that she, as the wifeRead More