On the Plane

Archive: Bush in Asia, August 2008

At Olympics, Bush Is 'First Fan'

By Michael Abramowitz BEIJING, Aug. 10 - President Bush appeared to be enjoying himself immensely as he played First Fan over the weekend. On Sunday, Bush was in the crowd, cheering and waving the American flag as Michael Phelps smashed the world record in the 400-meter individual medley. Afterwards Bush,...

By washingtonpost.com | August 10, 2008; 09:52 AM ET | Comments (9)

Bush's Beach Volleyball Pat

By Michael Abramowitz (Photo by Larry Downing -- Reuters) You might call it the back slap seen around the world. Visiting the Chaoyang Park Olympic Beach Volleyball venue this morning, President Bush was joking and posing for pictures with American star beach volleyball players Kerry Walsh and Misty May-Treanor. At...

By washingtonpost.com | August 9, 2008; 08:06 AM ET | Comments (32)

Sit-down With Bush on Air Force One

In exclusive interview aboard Air Force One, Preisdent Bush alternates between feisty and reflective as he talks about U.S. relationship with China and troop levels in Iraq.

By Washington Post Editor | August 5, 2008; 10:21 AM ET | Comments (1)

 

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