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Topic - Jerry Weintraub
Tourism officials in Maine will be delighted when they see HBO's new documentary on President George H.W. Bush. The leisurely paced film has so many shots of waves splashing over the rocks at the Bush family compound in Kennebunkport that it's tempting to book a vacation nearby.
Tourism officials in Maine will be delighted when they see HBO's new documentary on President George H.W. Bush.
HBO is producing a documentary on the first President George Bush to debut two days after his 88th birthday in June.
There are three kinds of books in this world: good, bad and good-bad. A good-bad book is one you know you shouldn't be reading, but if anyone tried to take it, they'd have to pry it from your cold, dead hands. "When I Stop Talking ..." is a near-perfect example of such a book.
Once Mr. Bush agreed to participate, he encouraged Mr. Weintraub's participation because "he didn't want to do it and have it put in a drawer," Mr. Weintraub said.
"He's not a braggadocio kind of guy," Mr. Weintraub said. "He doesn't want to sit around and talk about how wonderful he is. He never did. That's one of the things that made him so wonderful."