'Poppy': Reflecting on George H.W. Bush's namesake and letter writing05:29
Presidential biographer Jon Meacham discusses how those close to George H.W. Bush called him “Poppy." Andrew Card, the former White House Chief of Staff to President George W. Bush, emphasized the importance of Bush’s letter writing: “Letters were a sign of respect to other people. He got elected president because he wrote letters to people. He didn’t really have a political base. He had a base of friends that he wrote to.” Watch them both discuss with Hallie Jackson.