The 41st President entered the Oval Office with the longest political resume of any president in modern times: Vice President. Congressman. United Nations ambassador. Republican national chairman. U.S. liaison to China. Director of the CIA. This week, as the nation honored former President George H.W. Bush, USA TODAY Network photographers captured the most poignant moments from the events in Washington and Houston.
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