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President  George H.W. Bush smiles after he was introduced at the New York State Republican dinner on June 22, 1989 at the Waldorf-Austria Hotel in New York. Bush said in a speech at the dinner that New York  "voters are shifting from automatic loyalty to the other party and voting Republican more and more often."  (Rick Bowmer/AP)MoreCloseclosemore
President George H.W. Bush smiles after he was introduced at the New York State Republican dinner on June 22, 1989 at the Waldorf-Austria Hotel in New York. Bush said in a speech at the dinner that New York "voters are shifting from automatic loyalty to the other party and voting Republican more and more often." (Rick Bowmer/AP)

George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States, passed away late Friday night at the age of 94. We talk about Bush's political approach, successes and failures, and how he served as a bridge from the old version of the Republican Party to the modern version we see today.

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David Shribman, executive editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and a Pulitzer Prize-winning former politics correspondent for the Globe. He tweets @ShribmanPG.

Heather Cox Richardson, professor of history at Boston College and author of "To Make Men Free: A History of the Republican Party." She tweets @HC_Richardson.

This segment aired on December 3, 2018.

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