When It Comes To Presidential Libraries, Size Matters

George W. Bush explained to a crowd gathered at the LBJ presidential library in Austin, Texas, why the libraries are a competitive thing for former presidents.

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DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Good morning, I'm David Greene.

Here is former President George W. Bush honoring a fellow Texan. He was speaking yesterday at the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin.

PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH: Former presidents compare their libraries the way other men may compare their - well...

(LAUGHTER)

BUSH: I'm just wondering how LBJ would have handled that.

(LAUGHTER)

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