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FOX News Channel to Present Special Live Coverage of the Events Commemorating the Life of President George H.W. Bush

December 3, 2018

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 3, 2018--FOX News Channel (FNC) will present special live coverage throughout the entire week of the events commemorating the life and legacy of the 41 st  President of the United States of America, President George H.W. Bush.

Beginning Monday, December 3 rd  at 4:30PM/ET,  Special Report’s Bret Baier  and  The Story’s   Martha MacCallum  will co-anchor special live coverage from Washington to cover the arrival of the body of President Bush, as he lies in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. MacCallum and Baier will be joined by panelists, including  The Daily Briefing’s Dana Perino, FNC political analyst  Juan Williams, FNC contributor  Karl Rove,  The Next Revolution’s   Steve Hilton, FNC contributors  Mara Liasson  and  Marc Thiessen.

On Wednesday, December 5 th,  Baier  and  MacCallum  will co-anchor special coverage of President Bush’s funeral at the Washington National Cathedral beginning at 9AM/ET.  America’s Newsroom’s   Bill Hemmer  and  The Daily Briefing’s   Dana Perino  will contribute live from outside the National Cathedral with  FOX News Sunday’s Chris Wallace  joining from DC.

On Thursday, December 6 th, chief news anchor  Shepard Smith  will anchor live coverage of the funeral in Houston, TX at 11AM/ET. Smith will be joined by special guests, including FNC contributor Karl Rove, former deputy assistant to President George W. Bush, Brad Blakeman and former special assistant and speechwriter to then-Vice President George H.W. Bush, Clark Judge.

Additional contributions to coverage throughout the week will be made by: Chief White House correspondent  John Roberts  and White House correspondent  Kevin Corke; Chief Congressional correspondent  Mike Emanuel  from Washington National Cathedral; Washington correspondent  Rich Edson  from Freedom Plaza;  Ellison Barber  from Capitol Hill;  Kristin Fisher  from Joint Base Andrews in Maryland;  Alicia Acuna  and  William La Jeunesse  from the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in College Station, TX.;  Rick Leventhal  from Ellington Field; and  Casey Stegall  from St. Martin’s Church.

FOX News Radio (FNR)  will also provide live reports for all radio affiliates on the memorial services beginning on Monday, December 3 rd  through Thursday, December 6 th. Gurnal Scott, Jared Halpern, Jon Decker, Jeff Monosso and Tonya J. Powers will lead coverage which can be heard on  www.FoxNewsRadio.com  and Fox News Radio affiliates across the country. Additionally, Fox News Headlines 24/7 will provide updates every 15 minutes on SiriusXM Channel 115.

In addition,   will feature up-to-the-minute coverage of the services.  FOXNews.com  will be live streaming memorial events, as well as feature reporting and in-depth analysis throughout the week.

FOX Nation,  FNC’s new on demand streaming service which debuted last week, will also present a series of specials about President George H.W. Bush including,  “President George H.W. Bush: The Man And His Mission”  hosted by senior political analyst  Brit Hume. The special will reflect on President Bush’s days as a fighter pilot, to peacefully ending the Cold War as the 41 st  President of the United States. Other specials hosted by Hume will include,  “Destiny and Power: The Private Diaries of George Herbert Walker Bush”  and  “A Bush Family Album,”  which will reflect on Bush’s extraordinary life of service. Additionally, FOX Nation will make of available a series of speeches by then-President George H.W. Bush, including his Inauguration Speech in 1989, two of his more notable speeches about the fall of the Berlin Wall and the Iraq War in 1991, along with all four of his State of the Union addresses from 1989-1992.

FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. The number one network in cable, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 16 years. According to a 2018 Research Intelligencer study by Brand Keys, FOX News ranks as the second most trusted television brand in the country. Additionally, a Suffolk University/USA Today survey states Fox News is the most trusted source for television news or commentary in the country, while a 2017 Gallup/Knight Foundation survey found that among Americans who could name an objective news source, Fox News is the top-cited outlet. Owned by 21st Century Fox, FNC is available in nearly 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.

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