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CAPTION ONLY: BUSH UNVEILS BUST OF SELF

President Bush uncovers a bust of himself in the Capitol Rotunda. Marble busts of all former vice presidents except Spiro Agnew are displayed in the Capitol. Bush said, "I can't quite get used to this. I'm not even dead yet." He called the white statue a "magnificent work, given what (the sculptor) had to work with." Bush is the first sitting president to attend the unveiling of his vice presidential bust. Bush's statue will stand next to one of Theodore Roosevelt and across from Gerald Ford and Nelson Rockefeller. Down the way are the busts of Walter Mondale and Harry Truman's vice president, Alben Barkley.