Election '84: The Loyal Figure in the Wings Awaits His Call to the Stage

A trouper in '84, Bush sets his sights on '88

If the fateful moment should arrive, would George Herbert Walker Bush be ready? The question is not an idle one as American voters grant the oldest President in U.S. history his desire to spend another four years in one of the world's most demanding jobs. As a former Congressman, Ambassador to the U.N., head of the Republican National Committee, special envoy to China and director of the CIA, Bush had far more national and world affairs experience than Reagan when both entered the White...

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