September 14, 2004 - The Nation

Why Bush Left Texas
Russ provides new analysis and revealing details on the reasons George W. Bush abruptly left his Texas National Guard unit in 1972.


Blue Ribbon:

Deadline Club, the New York Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, gives its award for Online News Exclusive to Russ Baker, for his Nation article Why Bush Left Texas, exploring gaps in President Bush’s military service.   – May 9, 2005