Today President Obama and four of his predecessors will gather for the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in University Park, Texas, just outside of Dallas. President Bush has avoided the public eye since he left office in 2008, but the new library has the 43rd president back in the spotlight.
The Bush Library officially opens on May 1 on the campus of Southern Methodist University, but Peter Baker, White House correspondent for Takeaway partner The New York Times, got a sneak peak. In the Times, he describes an "interactive theater" exhibit that presents visitors "with the stark choices that confronted the nation’s 43rd president: invade Iraq or leave Saddam Hussein in power? Deploy federal troops after Hurricane Katrina or rely on local forces? Bail out Wall Street or let the banks fail?"
Baker describes the Museum and how it portrays the legacy of the President George W. Bush.