UP 4141 George H.W. Bush "Uniting America: The President's Final Journey"

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UP 4141 George H.W. Bush "Uniting America: The President's Final Journey"

Post by Jeff Smith » Sat Aug 03, 2019 4:23 pm

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https://www.prnewswire.com/news-release ... 94500.html
OMAHA, Neb., Aug. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The story of George H.W. Bush's funeral train "Uniting America: The President's Final Journey" will have its first airing Sunday, Aug. 11 at 8:30 a.m. ET/PT on Discovery. Led by Union Pacific's special George Bush 4141 locomotive, it was America's first presidential funeral train in nearly 50 years.

"When you are an American company that was created by Abraham Lincoln's pen, well, patriotism and presidents run deep," said Scott Moore, Union Pacific senior vice president and chief administrative officer. "We have flags on the sides of our locomotives and nearly 20 percent of our workforce is military veterans. It was our privilege to honor President Bush in a way that gave Americans from all walks of life the opportunity to do the same."

Viewers will have the opportunity to see it on the following broadcasts:

Discovery, Sunday, Aug. 11 at 8:30 a.m. (ET/PT)
Science Channel, Tuesday, Oct. 1 at 6 p.m. (ET)
American Heroes Channel, Saturday, Oct. 5 at 2 p.m. (ET)
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