From the National Archives Foundation:
The National Archives Foundation names former First Lady Laura Bush as the 2018 recipient of its Records of Achievement Award in recognition of her dedication and commitment to building a literate and civically engaged global community. Laura Bush will receive the award at the Foundation’s annual Gala, held at the National Archives in Washington, DC, on Wednesday October 10, 2018.
Previous recipients of the Foundation’s awards include: Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks, Ken Burns, John Hope Franklin, Annette Gordon Reed, David Rubenstein, David McCullough, Robert Edsel, Taylor Branch, the creators of “Hamilton”: Ron Chernow, Thomas Kail, and Lin-Manuel Miranda.
As First Lady, Mrs. Laura Bush educated, enriched, and inspired children to have a deeper appreciation for our country, and to preserve its natural and historical heritage. Currently, through the work of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, Mrs. Bush continues to develop leaders, advance policy, and take action to solve today’s most pressing challenges.
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