Listen: Herbert Walker Bush, Barack Obama Michelle Obama And Steve Futterman discussed on KRLD Programming
"Of knowing and loving you a great and noble, man. The best father, son or daughter. And in our grief by this smile knowing that dad is hugging, Robin. And holding moms hand, again, President Trump was also at that funeral service. And there were some uncomfortable moments. Awkward would be the best word to describe it. He did show up. He sat with three other living presidents and first ladies Barack Obama, Michelle Obama Bill and Hillary Clinton, Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter. There wasn't much interaction when he arrived. He briefly shook the hands of of Barack Obama Michelle Obama, we tried to read their words. I think they both said good morning that was pretty much it after that. There seemed to be little if any interaction amongst that group, and it it did it did seem a bit uncomfortable for all of them there. And finally at the capitol Steve tributes to him while he was lying in state in the rotunda. While there were many moving tributes some of his former associates showed up by I was very moved one, Colin Powell who was one of the architects along with George. Herbert Walker Bush of the first Gulf war he showed up, and then one of the most moving moments was when Bob Dole a longtime friend of of President Bush also in his nineties confined to a wheelchair. He had to be helped up. He had to be helped to use his hand to salute. Of course, he only has one hand he can use. He saluted his. Former chief executive his former commander-in-chief sat down that was also very moving. CBS news correspondent Steve Futterman of the life and death of George Herbert Walker Bush. Thank you, Steve. Thank you. Steve. One of his biggest legacies may have been his called a service his thousand points of light."