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美国第41任总统 乔治·赫伯特·沃克·布什简介

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乔治·赫伯特·沃克·布什是美国第41任总统。他任期为一届,时间是1989-1993年。1924年,老布什出生于马塞诸塞州。他的父亲-普雷斯科特·布什曾经是一位参议员。乔治18岁那年参加了海军,并成为了一名最年轻的飞行员。在二战期间,他接受了58次战斗任务。并因战功卓著被授予飞行十字勋章。

George Herbert Walker Bush was the 41st President of the United States. He served a single term from 1989 to 1993. He was born in Massachusetts in 1924. His father Prescott Bush was a Senator. George joined the Navy on his 18th birthday and became its youngest pilot. He flew 58 combat missions during World War II. Hewas awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for bravery in action.

 

After WWII, Bush worked in the oil industry and became a multi-millionaire. Like his father, George becameinterested in politics. He served two terms as a Representative to Congress from Texas. Then he was appointed to several high-level positions: Ambassador to the United Nations, Chairman of the Republican NationalCommittee, and Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

 

In 1980 Bush campaigned for the Republican nomination for President. He lost, but was chosen as a running mate by Ronald Reagan. As Vice President, Bush had responsibility in several domestic areas and visited scores of foreign countries. In 1988 Bush won the general election to become President. He faced a dramatically changing world, as the Cold War ended and the Soviet Union ceased to exist.

 

In other areas of foreign policy, President Bush sent American troops into Panama to overthrow the corruptregime of General Manuel Noriega. His greatest test came when Iraqi President Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait. He sent 425,000 American troops as part of Operation Desert Storm to defeat Iraq's million-man army. Helost the 1992 election because of a poor economy and rising violence in inner cities.

 


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