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'Dale Bumpers'

Quarterboats, Queer Arkansas and Pigeoneers

A sampler platter from the Encyclopedia of Arkansas. 
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Politico takes a long look at Asa Hutchinson's presidential bid

Asa Hutchinson is the subject of a long profile from Politico today, only a couple of weeks ahead of the Republican National Committee’s Aug. 23 debate.

A Dale Bumpers/Bill Clinton legacy: Huge tax break for the super-rich

Arkansas politicians figure prominently in a tax break now in wide use by Silicon Valley billionaires.

Those were the days

50 years ago Dale Bumpers came out of relative obscurity to defeat Winthrop Rockefeller.

The year-ending open line: Let's remember happier times and the life Dale Bumpers lived

The open line includes a farewell to 2016, which began with the death of Dale Bumpers and, in several respects, went further downhill. A Politico tribute to Bumpers wonders if his model could succeed in today's toxic political environment.

What the Governor's Mansion flap says about the GOP era

Times columnist Ernie Dumas this weeks writes a useful overview of the great Governor's Mansion takeover story, with both historical references back to the Mansion's beginning, controversies through the years and what really drove the Hutchinson Administration's special session takeover. (Hint: It wasn't a rat problem.)

The life and times of Dale Bumpers

Excerpts from an oral history.

Bradley Jesson, close Bumpers adviser, dies at 83

Bradley Dean Jesson, former chief justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court and a close friend and adviser of the late U.S. Senator Dale Bumpers, died Monday at his home at Fort Smith. He was 83.

Remembering Dale Bumpers: What a wonderful world it was

A fine service was held for the late Sen. Dale Bumpers at First United Methodist Church in downtown Little Rock today.

Dale Bumpers service today; speakers promise a history lesson

A memorial service is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church for former U.S. Sen. Dale Bumpers, who died Jan.1 at 90.

Memorial service set Sunday in Little Rock for Dale Bumpers

A memorial service for Dale Bumpers, the former governor and U.S. senator who died Friday at 90, will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church.

Dale Bumpers stories: From Charleston to the seats of power

Oh the stories Dale Bumpers could tell. Ernest Dumas, who did an 11-hour interview with the late former governor and senator for a University of Arkansas oral history project, excerpts some of that interview here.