The Bushes: Portrait of a Dynasty by Peter Schweizer and Rochelle Schweizer

Thursday, March 25, 2004
STANFORD

A new book on the Bush family provides an unusually open and candid look at this very private family. In The Bushes: Portrait of a Dynasty (Doubleday, 2004) Peter Schweizer, Hoover research fellow, and Rochelle Schweizer have done remarkable research on the history of the family.

From family patriarchs such as Samuel P. Bush and Bert Walker, who made—and sometimes lost—fortunes in business, to family matriarchs such as Dorothy Walker Bush, who exerted a strong influence on the values of the family, to today's president, the making of this family dynasty is examined generation by generation. For those who seek insight on the Bush family and the influence of its members on society, this book provides a wealth of information.

Peter Schweizer is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and a best-selling author. His books have been translated into eleven languages. Other recent books include Reagan's War: The Epic Story of His Forty-Year Battle and Final Triumph over Communism (Doubleday, 2002), The Fall of the Wall: Reassessing the Cause and Consequences of the End of the Cold War (Hoover Institution Press, 2001) and The Next War (Regnery, 1996) coauthored with Caspar Weinberger.

Rochelle Schweizer is a writer and media consultant with experience in radio and television industries.

The Bushes: Portrait of a Dynasty
by Peter Schweizer and Rochelle Schweizer
ISBN: 0-385-49863-2 US $27.95 cloth
574 pages March 2004