Former campaign manager reflects on working with George H. W. Bush by: Nick Aresco Posted: Dec 2, 2018 / 12:24 AM CST / Updated: Dec 3, 2018 / 04:31 PM CST As the nation mourns the loss of President George H.W. Bush Saturday night so does a Longmeadow man who worked closely with him. 22News spoke with Bernie Sweeney who was Bush’s former campaign manager back in 1980. Read more about the life of George H.W. Bush.