Then-President George H.W. Bush and his Republican National Committee chairman, Lee Atwater, accompany a band during a rhythm and blues concert in Washington on Jan. 21, 1989. Bush was inaugurated one day earlier.
Then-President George H.W. Bush and his Republican National Committee chairman, Lee Atwater, accompany a band during a rhythm and blues concert in Washington on Jan. 21, 1989. Bush was inaugurated one day earlier. J. SCOTT APPLEWHITE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Then-President George H.W. Bush and his Republican National Committee chairman, Lee Atwater, accompany a band during a rhythm and blues concert in Washington on Jan. 21, 1989. Bush was inaugurated one day earlier. J. SCOTT APPLEWHITE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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