WATCH: George H. Bush has died at 94
Video Transcript Transcript for George H.W. Bush has died at 94 This is an ABC news special report. The death of president George Herbert Walker Bush. I’m Linda Lopez an ABC news headquarters here in New York we are coming on the air because we have some very sad. Breaking news and George Herbert Walker Bush the 41 president of the United States has died at the age of 94. And his death comes just seven months after burying the love of his life his beloved wife Barbara. The two were married for more than 73. Years. He was careful hasn’t been mentioned during that funeral service. Comforted by his children. Bush was a patriarch of one of the most powerful political dynasties in American history his son of course George W so serving as 43 president. Bush 41 as he’s often referred to was the last president of the greatest generation he pursued a life of extraordinary service to America. A man who put country of a party. And Stanley above everything else President Bush faced victory and defeat in his presidency is. With my honesty humor and uncommon grace ABC’s Terry Moran has more on the life of George H. W. Bush. January 1989. I George Herbert Walker Bush. This solemnly swear he was 64 years old and had at long last reached the pinnacle of American. But for George H. W. Bush the presidency was really just one chapter in a remarkable lifetime of service to our country. A record of heroism and leadership he found hard by his nature to discuss. And may sometimes be a little. Awkward but there’s nothing self conscious. In my love of country. Today in and no easier in course or political Lara it’s almost hard to imagine that such a man so thoroughly decent so moderate in his beliefs and style. Could beat president. You must feel responsibility. She must believe in serving others I think that’s. That’s a fundamental tenant in my life. George Bush was born on the twelfth of June 1924. Into the privileged world of the eastern establishment his father press got bush would later become a United States senator from Connecticut a Republican on his eighteenth birthday in 1942. George enlisted to fight in World War II. Becoming the youngest pilot in the US navy. Two years later on his fiftieth mission his plane was shot down over the Pacific knew if I wasn’t rescued I would be. Captured. And there was. It was very harrowing experience. Just months before the war ended bush came home and married his teenage sweetheart Barbara Pierce. And over the years they had six children future president George W. Bush future Florida governor Jeb sons Marvin and Neil daughter Dorothy. And a little girl named Robin who died of leukemia at the age of three in 1953. The pain of that loss was still evident years later in an interview with ABC’s Diane Sawyer. But he was very close very close care. She adored him. What was it. That pulled you back up on your feet afterward. He was very very strong man. In his wonderful. George and Barbara Bush were married longer than any first couple in the nation’s history a love story that lasted more than 73 years after college at Yale University bush moved to Texas became a successful oil man and won a seat in congress in 1966. Then came a string of high profile appointment serving the country in so many ways now ambassador bush from the United Nations’ top envoy to China and director. Of the CIA. I will put politics totally out of my sphere of activities but there was one goal that remains ladies and gentlemen. I am a candidate for president of the United States. It was 1980 and bush ran as a moderate but 1980 was Ronald Reagan’s year. Reagan picked bush as his running mate and for eight years George Bush was a loyal vice president. When his own time and finally came. He offered his own vision a reflection of his deepest idea. I want to kinder. And gentler nation. As President George Bush led the nation still pulling on the world stage as the Berlin Wall came down. And the Soviet Union collapsed and when Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait. Hollande has been drawn in the sand. Bush pulled together a broad coalition of allies including many Arab nations and launched Operation Desert Storm. Kuwait is liberated. Iraq’s Army is defeated. Our military objectives are met. He seemed a sure bet for re election in 1992. But the economy tanked and the moderate bush had broken a pledge to the increasingly conservative Republican Party. Read my lips. And he might have cost and the election. And defeat was so bitter formed as a group called with Diane Sawyer when they just had a great filling and letting down a lot of people. People that work for male we have this ghastly failure let him down. Then you get over and gone Carolina. But so typical of his gentlemen’s years later he forged a surprising friendship with the man who freedom Bill Clinton. When they raise money together for the victims of the South Asian tsunami and later for those in hurricane Katrina and he’s sending good sign across the country. That you don’t have because you run against somebody and make an enemy that’s the way we’d like it to be in George H. W. Bush is America. That’s the way it could be. He died a man of character a man of faith a man ready as the old saying goes to enter his house justify. I do think that. Did you go to heaven there is a heaven. And. And I don’t fear it the little guy. I’ve feared death. And we were worried about me scared. Anymore. And once again the breaking news president George Herbert Walker Bush has died. At the age of nine before a later tonight on line Nightline will have a comprehensive look. A polite and legacy of George H. W. Bush and of course you can always find updates on ABC news. Dot com. I’m Linda Lopez and NC headquarters here in New York were returning now to your regular program. This has been a special. 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Morre Gloria Katz, a roteirista de ‘Star Wars’ que moldou a Princesa Leia
Morreu a roteirista Gloria Katz , aos 76 anos, apĂłs uma longa batalha contra um cĂ˘ncer no ovĂĄrio, informou o site da revista The Hollywood Reporter . Indicada ao Oscar pelo filme Loucuras de VerĂŁo (1973), de George Lucas, Gloria trabalhou em parceria com o marido, Willard Huyck, em diversos filmes do cineasta, entre eles o clĂĄssico Star Wars Â e Indiana Jones e o Templo da PerdiĂ§ĂŁo (1984), produzido por Lucas e dirigido por Steven Spielberg.
Gloria conta que trabalhava no roteiro de Loucuras de VerĂŁo quando George Lucas surgiu com o texto de Star Wars , que seria lanĂ§ado em 1977. Segundo ela, o cineasta estava muito inseguro. Ele entregou o roteiro para o casal e pediu â€œmelhorem isso, podem escrever o que quiserem e depois eu faĂ§o a revisĂŁoâ€. Eles mexeram no texto, mas nĂŁo assinaram o roteiro final.
A roteirista afirmou que eles basicamente adicionaram o mĂĄximo de humor possĂvel nos diĂĄlogos e moldaram a personalidade da personagem Princesa Leia, interpretada por Carrie Fisher, para ser uma â€œmulher no comando, que nĂŁo levava desaforo para casa e nem precisava ser salvaâ€, disse Gloria.
Carrie Fisher no set de ‘Star Wars: EpisĂłdio IV – Uma Nova EsperanĂ§a’ lanĂ§ado em 1977 Getty Images Veja tambĂŠm Entretenimento PrĂłximo ‘Star Wars’ incluirĂĄ cenas inĂŠditas de Carrie Fisher 27 jul 2018 – 19h07 Entretenimento â€˜Star Warsâ€™: ator que fez Jar Jar Binks considerou suicĂdio apĂłs crĂticas 4 jul 2018 – 16h07 O casal, que celebraria agora o 49Âş aniversĂĄrio de casamento, tambĂŠm colaborou com os filmes De Paris com Amor (1979), Howard, o Super-HerĂłi (1986) e A Melhor Defesa ĂŠ o Ataque (1984), entre outros.
Presidential slander | Inquirer Opinion
Twice in the last few days, President Duterte has unleashed tirades against a ranking clergy of the Catholic Church. First, he accused a certain “Bishop David” of taking church donations for his family, supposedly with a video to prove the bishop’s theft of fruits offered during the Mass.
Later, the President upped the ante by airing the suspicion that the bishop could be into drugs. ADVERTISEMENT
“David! I’m beginning to suspect why you’re frequently roaming at night. You could be into drugs,” the President said in a speech in Davao City. In the same breath, he warned he would have a certain bishop’s head cut off if he was into illegal drugs.
Bishop Pablo Virgilio David, or Bishop Ambo, as he is known to his parishioners at the Diocese of Caloocan, responded with a touch of humor. FEATURED STORIES OPINION What I learned from taking a year off OPINION Filipinos as foreign bullies’ delight OPINION That mystery illness
No, sir, he assured the President, he was never into drugs, not even maintenance drugs; only fruit shakes and vitamins. Far from being into drugs, the prelate said he was only helping rehabilitate drug addicts.
David knows whereof he speaks. He has described his diocese — comprising Caloocan, Malabon and Navotas — as a “killing field” in the administration’s antidrug war, where scores have died including 17-year-old student Kian delos Santos, who was mercilessly killed in a widely condemned police operation in August 2017.
In partnership with the local governments of the three cities, David leads a program putting drug addicts on the road to rehabilitation and giving scholarships to orphaned children.
As the latest target in a vilification campaign against the Catholic Church, David joins a long list of Filipinos who have been publicly accused of crimes by the President without evidence, or cursed, shamed and even jailed mainly for being critics of the bloody war on drugs.
The slander is unfortunate for its wanton disregard for evidence, flawed logic (roaming at night equals involvement in illegal drugs) and the reckless ease with which the Chief Executive dispenses serious accusations from his bully pulpit.
It is dangerous, because the President’s word carries a lot of weight. Whether serious or said in jest, his pronouncements have the effect of policy and can have far-reaching ramifications inside and outside the government machinery.
When he talked about a “Red October” ouster plot a month ago, the military and the police were hard put to supply details to the script. ADVERTISEMENT
Publicly putting a bishop, or any Filipino for that matter, under suspicion of involvement in illegal drugs makes that person a potential target of rogue elements who are, it seems, having a field day taking advantage of the current culture of violence.
In this time of “Tokhang,” it is dangerous to be accused by no less than the President of being involved in illegal drugs, as shown by the many deaths arising from being included in the administration’s so-called drug list.
When similar slanderous accusations are hurled his way, the President is understandably upset regarding insinuations about his health, his human rights record or the conduct of his children.
Thus, the investigations launched against his No. 1 critic, Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV, who linked the President’s son Paolo to the P6.4-billion shabu shipment from China last year.
If the President is hurt by unsubstantiated charges, it behooves the highest official of the land to apply the same standard to others.
The laws on libel, cyberlibel and the like under the Revised Penal Code are meant to protect everyone, including the dead, from oral or written defamation. Because in a civilized society, people cannot go about ruining other’s reputations without consequences.
Under the rule of law, citizens have the inherent right to be protected from hate speech — including, but especially from, their own President.
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