A Controversial Presidency Comes to an End

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George W. Bush enjoyed 90% approval ratings after September 11th. There was widespread initial support for his war in Iraq. But he leaves office less popular than any outgoing president since Richard Nixon, and since the November elections he has tried to shape his own legacy. Last night’s address from the White House was his last scheduled public appearance ‘til Tuesday’s transfer of power. Today, we’ll hear some excerpts from the speech and look at highlights and lowlights of the past 8 years. On Reporter's Notebook later on, jet airliners and migrating birds. Photo: President Bush Delivers Farewell Address To Nation, by Getty Images News