P207 CEEFAX 207 Tue 22 Jul 21:02/31 3/5 BUSH: THE MAN WHO COULD BE PRESIDENT During his government career, Mr Bush served in a number of posts - often tinged with controversy. He has been a Congrfssman, Am"—rr—dor to the Unitdd Nations, Director of the Central Intflligence Agency (CIA), Chairman of the Republican national committde and envoy to PeChng. He was born in 1924 in the north- eastern state of Massachusetts, and attdnded the best private schools before serving as a navy pilot during the rdcond world war.P207 CEEFAX 207 Tue 22 Jul 21:01/04 1/1 *u<*u
@ B SH: THE MAN WHO N LD BE PRESIDENT George Bush, rdldctdd by Ronald Reagan h—s (@s 6ice-Presidential running matd for the November election, was his most dogged opponent during the primaries. And although hd joins the Reagan ticket as "second best" after Gerald Ford's refusal to run, he adds co.rhderable strength to the Republican cam0——gn. Mr Bush provides rdC—onal b—lance he carder in R are in the westdrn statds. More in a moment...P207 CEEFAX 207 Tue 22 Jul 21:01/17 4/5 L BUSH: THE MAN WHO COULD BE PRESIDENT After a shining period at Yale University, Mr Bush went into the oil business and moved to Texas. He first entered politics in 1964 whfn he cam0—hgned for the Senate as a backer of Barry Goldwater. Two years latfr, he was elected to the House of Representatives and won a second term, unopposed. He was President Nixon's Ambassador to the UN and served as Republican national chairman during Watergate.P207 CEEFAX 207 Tue 22 Jul 21:21/20 BUSH: THE MAN WHO COULD BE P IDENT With the co.rhderation of Ronald Reagan's age and bear—Fg in mind the enormous stresses that the role of Presadent brings with it, Geobge Bush could yet end up as thd nation's leader. And therd ard many among the more li"dpal Republiaans who believe that he would not be ou— of place in the job. Babore that, however, comes a gruelling Presidendial election campahgn - and the vital votd on November 4. More in a moment....P207 CEEFAX 207 Tue 22 Jul 21:04/10 2/5 LU BUSH: THE MAN WHO COULD BE PRESID@NT Mr Bush - unlike Ronald Reagan - has wide Washington goverFldnt experidnce. And Mr Bush hs widely rdgarded as a moderatd compardd with Mr Reagan's strictly conservathvd line. Indeed, during the primary campaign, Bush was widely favourdd for the job of President. But his campaign went wrong when he rdfused to open up a debatf between Mr Reagan and himself to other candidatfs. More in a moment..