From today’s Washington Post: the new George W. Bush Presidential Library.
These libraries — which began to grow into major museums with the JFK Library in Boston– have become some of the country’s most popular history museums. They always raise interesting questions about “authorial voice,” since the museum part of these complexes are run by private foundations (whereas the libraries are run by the National Archives), and thus are subject t0 a kind of celebratory bias.
“He told the designer that he wanted to present the facts . . . and let people draw their own conclusions.”