The Passing of Former First Lady Barbara Bush
by Lamar Smith on April 17, 2018 at 9:48 PM
Mrs. Bush and President George H.W. Bush have been long-time friends and were very helpful when I started my career in Congress. The family has done much for the state of Texas and our country.
As first lady, Mrs. Bush focused on literacy and dyslexia, causes near to hearts of millions of Americans. Her efforts brought the gift of reading to countless children. The country rightfully celebrates her life and accomplishments.