Liberian Leader Visits George W. Bush Presidential Library-Museum; Meets Mr. Bush

president-sirleaf-and-president-goerge-h-w-bush-in-a-chit-chat-during-the-visitThe Liberian leader, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has paid a historic visit to George Herbert Walker Bush, Jr. Presidential Library and Museum at Taxes A & M University – the United States of America and later met former U.S. President George Bush.

According to an Executive Mansion release, the Liberian leader visited the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum recently while in the U.S. for the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

At the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, President Liberian was taken on a guided tour by the Curator of facility, Ms. Amy Polley.

The permanent exhibit at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum looks at the life and career of President George W. Bush. The exhibit brings the story of President and Mrs. Bush’s leadership to life for visitors by highlighting the principles they followed when making key decisions and by promoting an understanding of the Presidency, American history, and public policy.

Artifacts, documents, audiovisual, and interactive components capture the key decisions and events of the Presidency of George W. Bush. Visitors experience many facets of President Bush’s time in the White House, including the campaign and the 2000 election, key legislative moments from the presidency, and compassionate policy initiatives enacted during his Administration.

During her Tete-a-tete with President Bush, President Sirleaf among other things recounted his role in the search for lasting peace in Liberia, the formation of a Transitional Government and the holding of free, fair and democratic elections in 2005 as well as his commitment to consolidate the fragile peace that is now being nurtured.

President Sirleaf was accompanied to the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum by Liberia’s Ambassador to the United States, H.E. Jeremiah Sulonteh and a host of officials of government.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.