The 41 Storytellers
Roger Ailes was a senior advisor to then-Vice President Bush’s successful 1988 presidential campaign, and was a senior campaign strategist for Presidents Reagan and Nixon. He is now the Chairman and CEO of the FOX News Channel.
JAMES A. BAKER III
James A. Baker III served as the 61st U.S. Secretary of State under President George H. W. Bush, and from 1992-1993, was White House Chief of Staff for President Bush. He served as campaign chairman of the 1988 Bush-Quayle campaign; earlier, in 1969, Baker served as Harris County, TX chair of Bush’s Senate campaign. He and George Bush first met in the 1950s.
Susan Baker is the wife of former Secretary of State James A. Baker III and one of the founders of the National Alliance to End Homelessness.
Tom Brokaw was the anchor of the NBC Nightly News from 1982 to 2004 and is the author of the best-selling book The Greatest Generation, about the men and women who fought WWII.
DORO BUSH KOCH
Doro Bush Koch is the daughter and youngest child of President George H. W. Bush and Barbara Bush. She is the author of My Father, My President: A Personal Account of the Life of George H. W. Bush.
Jeb Bush was the 43rd Governor of Florida, serving from 1999 to 2007. He is the second oldest son of President George H. W. Bush and Barbara Bush.
Marvin Bush is the youngest son of President George H. W. Bush and Barbara Bush.
Pierce Bush is the grandson of President George H. W. Bush. He is the son of Neil Bush and his former wife Sharon.
Buddy Carter is a White House butler who served for 15 years at Blair House, the residence across the street from the White House for visiting dignitaries, before coming across the street to work in the Executive Mansion during the Bush Administration. He has been there ever since.
Bill Clinton was the 42nd President of the United States.
David Demarest was White House Communications Director under President George H. W. Bush.
Marlin Fitzwater was the White House Press Secretary for President George H. W. Bush from 1989 to 1993. He also served as Press Secretary for President Reagan during the last two years of the Reagan Administration.
Bruce Gelb is the retired president of Clairol and the former vice chairman of Bristol Myers Squibb. He was a student at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts with George H. W. Bush.
Brit Hume was an ABC News correspondent for 23 years, including seven years as Chief White House Correspondent from 1989 to 1996. He is now a senior political analyst for FOX News.
Mike Krzyzewski, better known as “Coach K,” has been the head coach for the Duke University men’s basketball team since 1980, leading the team to four NCAA championships. He is honorary co-chair of C-Change, an organization founded by President George H. W. Bush and Barbara Bush to lead the fight in finding a cure for cancer.
Sir John Major was Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from 1990 to 1997.
Rear Admiral DeWolfe “Chip” Miller III was a former commanding officer of the U.S.S. George H. W. Bush. He took command shortly after the ship was commissioned in 2009 and is currently stationed once again aboard the U.S.S. George H. W. Bush, as their Carrier Strike Group Commander.
Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States.
General Colin Powell is a retired four-star general in the U.S. Army who served as the 65th U.S. Secretary of State from 2001 to 2005. He was Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under President George H. W. Bush from 1989 to 1993.
Dan Quayle served as the 44th Vice President of the United States under President George H. W. Bush. He was a U.S. Representative and Senator from the state of Indiana from 1976 to 1988.
Lt. General Brent Scowcroft is a retired United States Air Force Lieutenant General who served as the National Security Advisor under President George H. W. Bush. He held that position as well in the Ford Administration, and served on the National Security Council in the Nixon Administration as well. He is the co-author with President Bush of A World Transformed.
John H. Sununu was White House Chief of Staff from 1989 to 1991. Prior to that, he served as Governor of New Hampshire from 1983 to 1989 and was National Co-Chair of the 1988 Bush-Quayle campaign.
Jean Becker has been the chief of staff for former President George H. W. Bush since 1994. From 1989 to 1992 she was deputy press secretary for First Lady Barbara Bush; she helped edit and research All the Best, George Bush: My Life in Letters and Other Writings.
Billy Busch is a longtime fishing buddy of President George H. W. Bush’s in Kennebunkport, Maine and has a general contracting business in New York.
GEORGE W. BUSH
George W. Bush served as the 43rd President of the United States. He is the eldest son of President George H. W. Bush and Barbara Bush.
JEB BUSH JR.
Jeb Bush Jr. is the grandson of President George H. W. Bush. He is the son of former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and his wife Columba.
Neil Bush is the Chairman of the Board of the Points of Light Institute. He is the third son of President George H .W. Bush and Barbara Bush.
Andrew Card served as White House Deputy Chief of Staff during President George H. W. Bush’s administration from 1989 to 1992, and then as U.S. Secretary of Transportation from 1992 to 1993. Later, he was White House Chief of Staff for President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2006.
Dana Carvey was a Saturday Night Live cast member from 1986 to 1993.
Michael Dannenhauer was a personal aide to President George H. W. Bush when he was in the White House; after the President left office, he served as his personal aide and later as chief of staff.
Sergeant First Class Michael Elliott is a former member of the United States Army’s Parachute Team, the Golden Knights, and has performed over 10,000 parachute jumps. He has done two tandem parachute jumps with President George H. W. Bush.
Dr. ROBERT GATES
Dr. Robert Gates was the 22nd U.S. Secretary of Defense, serving from 2006 to 2011 under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama. He was Director of the CIA from 1991 to 1993, and was Deputy National Security Advisor for President George H. W. Bush from 1989 to 1991.
Boyden Gray served for 12 years as Counsel for George H. W. Bush, first as Counsel to the Vice President from 1981-1989, then as Counsel to the President from 1989 to 1993.
Sarah Jackson is a 2011 graduate of the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University.
John Magaw was head of the U.S. Secret Service from 1992 to 1993. He was lead agent for President George H. W. Bush’s security detail during his time at the White House.
David McCullough is a historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Truman and John Adams. He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2006.
Jim Nantz is an Emmy Award-winning sportscaster who has worked on telecasts of PGA golf, NCAA men’s basketball, and the NFL. He is the author of Always By My Side, a tribute to his father with a foreword written by President George H. W. Bush.
Arnold Palmer is one of golf’s all-time great champions, the first to win four Masters Tournaments. He took home 92 major titles over his career.
Gabe Pressman is a veteran New York City radio and television news broadcaster whose career – primarily with WNBC – has spanned more than 60 years.
Dr. CONDOLEEZZA RICE
Dr. Condoleezza Rice served as a Soviet specialist on the National Security Council during President George H. W. Bush’s time in office. She later became the National Security Advisor from 2001 to 2005, and served as the 66th U.S. Secretary of State from 2005 to 2009 under President George W. Bush.
Alan Simpson served as U.S. Senator from the state of Wyoming from 1979 to 1997. He was appointed co-chair of President Obama’s National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform with former Clinton White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles in 2010.