Nostalgia: Presidential visits to Yorkshire

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They’re just electing a new leader across the pond but back in the 2000s it was two former Presidents who attended the Yorkshire International Business Convention in Harrogate.

Bill Clinton had just left office after two terms when he arrived in 2001 at the showground.

2001: Former President of the United States  Bill Clinton  surrounded by security people goes on a walkabout as he leaves the Yorkshire International Business Convention at the Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate.

2001: Former President of the United States Bill Clinton surrounded by security people goes on a walkabout as he leaves the Yorkshire International Business Convention at the Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate.

His predecessor George H. W. Bush who had enjoyed eight years as Vice President and another four as President came in 2006.

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2006: President George W Bush speaking at the Yorkshire International Business Convention.

2006: President George W Bush speaking at the Yorkshire International Business Convention.

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