Thursday this week will mark the ceremonial opening of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. President Obama, along with the living ex-presidents, will head to Dallas to partake in the festivities.
Presidential libraries are priceless parts of America’s collective memory and are to be cherished, no matter where you stand on political issues or whether you are a Bush supporter or not. They are a way for our citizens to experience a president’s life as well as the most important moments of his presidency and their place in the history of our country.
The George W. Bush Presidential Library is the 13th presidential library. According to the official website, The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum “serves as a resource for the study of the life and career of George W. Bush, while also promoting a better understanding of the Presidency, American history, and important issues of public policy. The library and museum accomplishes its mission by preserving and providing access to Presidential records and other donated collections, hosting public programs, creating educational initiatives, preserving artifacts, and producing innovative museum exhibits.” It is a noble mission statement, not to mention illuminating. While the library will educate the public on the inner workings of the government and country, it will also help us to reassess George W. Bush’s legacy.
Presidential libraries are patron-friendly and very interactive. It is as if you are falling into a living and breathing textbook, a presidential term shooting back into fiery relevance. We should always experience history in that manner, as a raucous roller coaster ride. The George W. Bush Library will be no exception. Will you be booking a trip to Dallas?
Of course, we may be demonstrating some bias, as Construction Protection Systems played a small part in the construction of this landmark project. We are proud to take part in the creation of American history. If you have any questions about our products or services, including our patented 1-2-3 Door Shield®, please contact us!
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