Book Excerpt

George H. W. Bush

The American Presidents Series: The 41st President, 1989-1993

The American Presidents

Timothy Naftali; Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., and Sean Wilentz, General Editors

Henry Holt and Co.

Timothy Naftali is the director of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, having previously served as director of the Presidential Recordings Program at the University of Virginia. He is the coauthor of Khrushchev's Cold War and One Hell of a Gamble: Khrushchev, Castro, and Kennedy, 1958-1964, and the author of Blind Spot: The Secret History of American Counterterrorism. He lives in Los Angeles.