Archive (Bush Library)

MT: Speech receiving Presidential Medal of Freedom (with speech from President Bush)

Document type: Multimedia
Venue: East Room, The White House
Source: Bush Library: Master Tape 1460
Editorial comments: 1730-1744 EST. Surprisingly the master of services announced the arrival of ‘Vice-President Bush’ although he was in his third year as president at this point. A transcript of the event can be read here.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 14 minutes
Themes: Conservatism, Defence (general), Foreign policy (Central & Eastern Europe), Foreign policy (Middle East), Foreign policy (USA), Leadership, Famous statements by MT (discussions of), MT contacts with George Bush Sr

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