By EMILY GUEVARA(www.tylerpaper.com)
Former President George W. Bush pulled back the curtain of the Oval Office and gave East Texans a picture of what his job was like during the high and low points.
With trademark humor and conviction, he said he sought to lead with vision and optimism and to leave the office equal to or better than it was when he arrived.
“Here's what you learn,” he said. “You realize you're not it. You're a part of something bigger than yourself.”
WELCOME: The audience applauds George W. Bush, 43rd president of the United States, at the Joseph and Louise H. Ornelas Distinguished Lecture Series at The University of Texas at Tyler’s Cowan Center on Tuesday night. — Staff Photo By Herb Nygren Jr.
Bush spoke Tuesday before a sold-out crowd of 2,000 people during the 76th lecture as part of The University of Texas at Tyler's Distinguished Lectur
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