George H.W. Bush Hospitalized in ICU After 'Setbacks'

The 88-year-old former president has been in the Dallas hospital since Nov. 23.
0:39 | 12/27/12

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Former president George H. W. Bush is intensive care this morning after another health setback. A spokesman says doctors have not been able to lower mr. Bush's high fever so he has been restricted to a liquid diet. The 41 president is said to be alert though and conversing with medical staff. The spokesperson says doctors are cautiously optimistic. He's in a bad way but. You know the doctors. Believe that there is a path for him to recover from this and and if we can we can get him to rally a little bit we could start talking about a discharge date but we're not there yet. Former First Lady Barbara Bush and the former president's children have been at his bedside during this medical crisis.

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