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The Family Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 13 Summary

Kitty Kelley
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Chapter 13 Summary and Analysis

George H.W. Bush recovers from his loss of the 1964 election. He sues the federal government to redraw the districts in Texas to ensure a Republican district in the Houston suburbs. George campaigns to win this seat. Though he politically opposes the civil rights movements, he takes steps to attract black voters by claiming to be active in organizations such as the United Negro College Fund, which he never really is. He wins the seat but fails to connect with black voters, a trend that continues throughout his political life.

George is a strong supporter of the Vietnam War and travels to the area to report back on the positive outlook of the war. At the same time, he arranges for his son, George W. Bush, to be enrolled in the National Guard to avoid service in Vietnam. George W. Bush is given special treatment...

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