by Peter Hannaford
One day last year I gave a talk at the University of Virginia on the subject of President Ronald Reagan’s comprehensive strategy for bringing the Cold War to a successful conclusion. When the floor opened for questions, I expected them to be about that topic. Instead, the first was, “Can you tell us the source of Reagan’s character?”
by Jeffrey Immelt
When people ask me to describe GE, I say we are “an optimistic, confident, and tough-minded growth company; one that is dedicated to solving the world’s toughest problems.” In many ways we could have learned that from Ronald Reagan.
by Laura Bush
President Bush and I are excited about the work of the Bush Institute, particularly this work in the area of education. We believe that every child deserves a quality education . . . that children can succeed in school when they have caring adults in their lives who are committed to helping them achieve . . . and that a great education is possible with great leadership.
by Byron Johnson
Most of us have heard stories of a drug addict or alcoholic who overcomes addiction as a result of a religious transformation. Likewise, we often hear stories of criminals and prisoners who have experienced dramatic turnarounds as a result of a spiritual conversion.
by Amy L. Sherman
Everyone knows the “give a man a fish . . . teach a man to fish” parable, but in an important way, this time-honored principle is strangely absent from the philanthropic world. Some 75,000 charitable foundations in the United States give away around $43 billion dollars annually to nonprofit organizations.
by Alan W. Dowd
Barring a dramatic change of heart in Congress and the White House, the space shuttle program has counted down to its final takeoff. Once the shuttles are mothballed and shipped off to the museums, the United States will have no way of delivering its own astronauts into space, at least not for the foreseeable future.