Bush remembered locally for start of ‘thousand points of light’ effort

By , Daily Memphian Updated: December 02, 2018 7:39 AM CT | Published: December 02, 2018 12:14 AM CT
Former president George H.W. Bush was a frequent point man in Memphis for Reagan administration policies during his two terms as Ronald Reagan’s vice president. Bush began his “thousand points of light” volunteerism initiative in Memphis less than a year into his presidency.


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Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.

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