In that campaign, George H.W. Bush praised Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, who is still on the job and playing a key role in the coronavirus crisis.
10/13/1988 debate: @AnnCompton asks Bush & Dukakis who their heroes are, "point out to young Americans as figures who should inspire this country?"— Howard Mortman (@HowardMortman) March 21, 2020
Bush: "Fauci ...top doctor at NIH, working hard doing something about research on this disease of AIDS"
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