Talk:George H. W. Bush

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Former good articleGeorge H. W. Bush was one of the Social sciences and society good articles, but it has been removed from the list. There are suggestions below for improving the article to meet the good article criteria. Once these issues have been addressed, the article can be renominated. Editors may also seek a reassessment of the decision if they believe there was a mistake.
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May 19, 2008Good article nomineeListed
December 22, 2016Good article reassessmentDelisted
In the newsA news item involving this article was featured on Wikipedia's Main Page in the "In the news" column on December 1, 2018.
Current status: Delisted good article

Fix alignment of photos?[edit]

Early in the article there's a photo of Bush as a small child. When I view the article, it is aligned within the top of his World War II service, rather than 'early life'. If I go so far as to go full-screen with my browser, the image is pushed even further down the page. It looks rather silly having a photo of him as a child show up in World War II service, but I'm not skilled enough in wiki markup to know how to get it in the right place. help? Anastrophe (talk) 22:25, 20 October 2019 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 3 February 2020[edit]

Is George H. W. Bush the 41st president, or the 43rd president; because in the box on the right side of his wiki page it says he was both, unless I misunderstand it. (talk) 19:23, 3 February 2020 (UTC)

The info box says he was 41st President and he also served as the 43rd Vice-President. RudolfRed (talk) 19:51, 3 February 2020 (UTC)

43rd VP?[edit]

How did he serve as the 41st President of the United States and the 43rd Vice President of the United States? — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 21:02, 4 March 2020 (UTC)

Because he was the 43rd person to serve as vice president of the United States (1981–89) and then was the 41st person to serve as president of the United States (1989–93). Drdpw (talk) 21:42, 4 March 2020 (UTC)

Nixon-Bush phone call about Republican Party chair[edit]

I just added a link to the phone call where Nixon discusses how Bush will become GOP chair and get Dole out. I don't know exactly how it should be integrated into the article, but it is definitely a really special resource that should be fully threshed out. [1] Geographyinitiative (talk) 10:50, 30 March 2020 (UTC)


"He was then elected vice president in 1980 and 1984 as Reagan's running mate." It should say "selected". — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 23:43, 11 April 2020 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 21 April 2020[edit]

Please add the template Template:Ford cabinet to the templates at the bottom. 2601:241:301:4360:C055:4653:2F29:1C72 (talk) 22:24, 21 April 2020 (UTC)

 Done! GoingBatty (talk) 03:10, 22 April 2020 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 9 September 2020[edit]

Grammar issue for "Second term" In 1986, the Reagan administration was shaken by a scandal when it was revealed that administration officials had secretly arranged weapon sales to Iran during the Iran–Iraq War. The officials had used the proceeds to fund the anti-communist Contras in Nicaragua, which was a direct violation of law.[94] When news of affair broke to the media, Bush, like Reagan, stated that he had been "out of the loop" and unaware of the diversion of funds, although this has assertion has since been challenged

Remove "has" in the statement. Betteruser (talk) 03:09, 9 September 2020 (UTC)

 Done. MPFitz1968 (talk) 06:05, 9 September 2020 (UTC)