Barbara Bush Described as ‘First Lady of the Greatest Generation’ at Funeral

Apr 21, 2018 - Time Magazine

(HOUSTON) — Barbara Bush was the “first lady of the greatest generation.”

Historian Jon Meacham bestowed the title on Barbara Bush while speaking to former presidents, ambassadors and hundreds of other mourners inside the nation’s largest Episcopal church during her funeral Saturday. He recalled the former first lady’s quick wit, as well as her devotion to promoting literacy, bringing awareness to AIDS patients and to her husband of 73 years.

Former President George H.W. Bu...