New Details Emerge About Bush Library
WASHINGTON - JULY 15: (AFP OUT) U.S. President George W. Bush holds a press conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House July 15, 2008 in Washington, DC. President Bush urged the US Congress to act quickly on a plan to shore up housing finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and also to lift a ban on offshore drilling to help increase domestic oil production. (Photo by Aude Guerrucci-Pool/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** George W. Bush
Newly released details on the planned George W. Bush Presidential Library depict a single building to house the library, museum and a policy institute.
Construction is slated to begin in November at the Bush complex at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. The Bush library is expected to be completed by early 2013.
The updated plans, released Wednesday, include more than a dozen pages of illustrations. The layout shows two parking lots just north of the library.
The Dallas Morning News reports Bush's policy institute and library is building an online presence on Facebook.
Colin Stewart, chief operating officer of the George W. Bush Foundation, says the Facebook application already has attracted about 6,000 users.
On the Net: http://www.georgewbushcenter.com
Published at 9:28 AM CDT on Apr 8, 2010
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