Presidential Oral Histories / George W. Bush

The George W. Bush Presidential Oral History

President
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Deputy National Security Advisor for Global Democracy Strategy; Special Assistant to the President; Senior Director for Democracy, Human Rights, and International Operations at the National Security Council; NSC Senior Director for Near East and North African Affairs
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White House Communications Director, Counselor to the President
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Legal advisor to the National Security Council
Legal advisor to the State Department
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Legal advisor to the National Security Council
Legal advisor to the State Department
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White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy; Director of the Office of Management and Budget; Chief of Staff
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White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy; Director of the Office of Management and Budget; Chief of Staff
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White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy; Director of the Office of Management and Budget; Chief of Staff
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White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy; Director of the Office of Management and Budget; Chief of Staff
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Presidential Envoy to Iraq; Chief Executive Administrator of the Coalitional Provisional Authority
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Deputy Assistant to the President; Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council; Assistant to the President; Director of the USA Freedom Corps
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Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs
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General; Chief of Staff of the United States Army; Vice Chief of Staff of the Army; Senior Coalition Commander in Iraq; Director of the Joint Staff; Director of Strategic Plans and Policy
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Secretary of Labor
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Secretary of Homeland Security; Judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; Assistant U.S. Attorney General for the Criminal Division
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United States Ambassador to Syria, Pakistan, and Iraq
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Governor of Indiana; Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
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United States Global AIDS Coordinator
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Under Secretary of Defense for Policy; Ambassador to Turkey; Principal Deputy Assistant to the Vice President for National Security Affairs
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Special Advisor for Strategic Planning and Institutional Reform
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Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia; Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Central Asia; Member of the Secretary of State’s Policy Planning Staff for East Asia and the Pacific
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Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia; Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Central Asia; Member of the Secretary of State’s Policy Planning Staff for East Asia and the Pacific
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Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
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White House Counsel
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White House Press Secretary
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Commander in Chief, United States Central Command (CENTCOM)
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Secretary of Defense
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Missouri; Minority Leader
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Chair of the Republican National Committee; Chair of the Virginia Republican Party; Counselor to the President
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White House Counsel; Attorney General
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Senator, New Hampshire
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Stephen Hadley: Deputy National Security Advisor; National Security Advisor

Judy Ansley: Senior Director for Europe; Deputy National Security Advisor for Regional Programs

J.D. Crouch: Deputy National Security Advisor
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Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives
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Director of the National Security Agency; Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence; Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
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Deputy Director of the National Economic Council; Director of the National Economic Council
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Assistant to the President for Presidential Personnel; Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
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General Counsel of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB); Deputy Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy ; Special Envoy for Human Rights in North Korea
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Director of Operations for United States Central Command (CENTCOM); Director of Operations for the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor
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Assistant to the President for Speechwriting
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White House Staff Secretary; Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy; White House Counsel
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Attorney General
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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations; U.S. Ambassador to Iraq; Director of National Intelligence; U.S. Deputy Secretary of State
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Attorney for George W. Bush in Bush v. Gore; U.S. Solicitor General
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Commander in Chief of the United States Southern Command (SOUTHCOM); Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
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Secretary of the Treasury
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Colin L. Powell: Secretary of State

Richard L. Armitage: Deputy Secretary of State
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Senior Advisor to the President; White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy
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Senior Advisor to the President; White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy
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John Snow: Secretary of the Treasury

Chris Smith: Chief of Staff for the Secretary of the Treasury
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Margaret Spellings: Director of the Domestic Policy Council; Secretary of Education

Holly Kuzmich: Staffer on Domestic Policy Council; Deputy Chief of Staff and Assistant Secretary for Legislation and Congressional Affairs at the U.S. Department of Education
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Assistant Secretary for Communications and Outreach at the U.S. Department of Education; Assistant to the President for Communications
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Director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
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Deputy National Security Advisor 2003–04; Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Advisor 2004–08
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Deputy Director for Speechwriting; Deputy Assistant to the President and Head of White House Office of Strategic Initiatives
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Deputy Assistant U.S. Attorney General
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Executive Director of the 9/11 Commission; Counselor of the U.S. Department of State
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Executive Director of the 9/11 Commission; Counselor of the U.S. Department of State
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Director of the Domestic Policy Council