Neil & Pierce Bush reveal presidential family life
President George H.W. Bush’s son, Neil, and grandson Pierce, reveal what it was like growing up in the political spotlight as part of the Bush family – from the highs to the lows – in Episode 7 of the “Dave Ward & Friends” video podcast (click above to watch).
“He lived with two speeds, full throttle and sleep,” Pierce recalled of his presidential grandfather.
“We visited frequently when these guys were little squirts, when dad was president,” Neil remembered. “And it was just an awesome feeling to walk, to drive through the gates, to walk into the White House, to be welcomed by your father or mother or brother and sister-in-law into that special place.”
The son and father also remember First Lady Barbara Bush and open up about what she really thought of the former president’s birthday skydiving airplane jumps!
Dave also talks about his personal relationship that goes back decades with our nation’s 41st President and what it was like to cover his funeral.
Americans, from both sides of the aisle, will enjoy rarely heard stories of the Bush family who have been so influential in Houston.
Dave Ward attended the Houston funeral of President George H.W. Bush on Thursday at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church.
After spending years sitting in waiting, President George H.W. Bush’s custom-painted train Bush 4141 will take him on a final ride.