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Barbara Bush

Data de nascimento: 8. Junho 1925

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Barbara Pierce Bush é a esposa do ex-presidente dos EUA George H. W. Bush e foi primeira-dama dos Estados Unidos de 1989 a 1993. Ela é, também, a mãe do ex-presidente dos EUA George W. Bush e do ex-governador da Flórida, Jeb Bush.

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„Avoid this crowd like the plague. And if they quote you, make damn sure they heard you.“

— Barbara Bush
Advice about news reporters, to incoming first lady, Hillary Rodham Clinton, on a tour of the White House, as quoted in Newsweek magazine (30 November 1992)<!-- p. 25 -->

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„I can’t say it, but it rhymes with rich.“

— Barbara Bush
On her opinion of Democratic vice-presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro; it has sometimes been reported that she had said "It rhymes with "witch". The New York Times (15 October 1984)

„But why should we hear about body bags and deaths, and how many, what day it's gonna happen, and how many this or that or what do you suppose? Or, I mean, it's not relevant. So, why should I waste my beautiful mind on something like that, and watch him (her husband, former president George H. W. Bush) suffer?“

— Barbara Bush
Addressing the question of how much television news she'd recently been watching, in light of the enormous media attention given to likely outcomes in a U.S. war with Iraq. The interview took place two days prior to the start of the Iraq War, Good Morning America (18 March 2003)