The Family - Chapter 24 Summary & Analysis

Kitty Kelley
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After George Bush Senior leaves office, his two sons both decide to run for governor of their respective states. George runs for governor of Texas against Ann Richards while Jeb runs for office in Florida. Their campaign styles are very different. Jeb runs with fire and energy while George is restrained during his campaign. He hopes to turn his ownership of the Texas Rangers into a selling point of his campaign. He also learns valuable lessons in appearing to relate to the common person in order to win the election. George is successful in his election but Jeb is not. George is disappointed by his father's concentration on his brother's campaign rather than his own.

George and Barbara Bush take to retirement with gusto. They command very high fees for speeches and public appearances and travel extensively to speaking engagements all over the world. They...

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