Monthly Archives: May 2002

SMU pushing for Bush library Effort's first goal: deciding potential site

Fourteen months into President Bush’s term, Southern Methodist University has launched a campaign to bring his future library to Dallas.

“Since Texas already has two presidential libraries” – Lyndon Johnson’s in Austin and the elder George Bush’s in College Station – “we believe Dallas would be an ideal location for the next one,” SMU president Gerald Turner said. “We have the location and the amenities for a beautiful site.”

SMU officials are interviewing local architects and are considering potential sites on and around the campus.

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