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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

HW Bush and Military Service: Combat Pilot

  • Aired: 11/01/2011
  • 01:40
  • Rating: NR
George H.W. Bush was changed forever by his time as a combat pilot in World War II. "He had been taught not to show his emotions," says biographer Timothy Naftali, "so the public saw a slightly awkward man, who didn't seem quite ready to share his true self with them."
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