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George W. Bush paintings book honoring military coming in 2017

George W. Bush paintings book honoring military coming in 2017

The next book from former President George W. Bush will be more about pictures than words.

"Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief's Tribute to America's Warriors" will feature 66 oil paintings and a four-panel mural by Bush of military veterans and those in active service, the Crown Publishing Group told The Associated Press on Wednesday. The book is scheduled to come out Feb. 28, 2017, and will include an introduction by Bush and forewords by former first lady Laura Bush and by Gen. Peter Pace, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

"This is a book about the men and women who have been tremendous national assets in the Armed Forces — and who...

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