Tagged: bill clinton

Bill Clinton Celebrates Little Rock 9, Warns More Work Lies Ahead

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 9/26/2017 7:08 am

Former President Bill Clinton told surviving members of the Little Rock Nine on Monday that they could wear dancing shoes to celebrate their integration of Central High School but must be ready to don marching boots as struggles for equality continue.

Bill Clinton to Speak at Central High Commemoration

by Associated Press 8/30/2017 10:01 am

Former President Bill Clinton is returning to his home state of Arkansas to speak at an event marking the 60th anniversary of Little Rock Central High School's desegregation.

Parks, Streams & Woods: 50 Years of Arkansas Tourism and the Ad Man Who Saw It All

by Kyle Massey 7/31/2017 12:00 am

Shelby Woods with his marketing agency, Cranford Johnson Robinson & Woods, became the state’s top tourism marketer, publishing the Arkansas Tour Guide for 50 years and helping rebrand Arkansas as a “Natural State” for visitors.

Rex Nelson, Who's Done it All, Is Back as a Face of the D-G

by Kyle Massey 6/12/2017 12:00 am

Rex Nelson is "home again," doing what he likes best. "That's traveling around and writing about Arkansas," he says.

BET Founder Robert Johnson Aims to Help Others With Good Ideas

by Kyle Massey 11/18/2016 4:19 pm

Robert L. Johnson, founder of Black Entertainment Television and America's first African-American billionaire, tells tales from a charmed business career during a humor-filled talk at the annual meeting of the Little Rock Regional Chamber.

Arkansas' Deep Red Shift Poses New Questions (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/14/2016 6:56 am

If it wasn't already clear, Tuesday night sealed it: Arkansas is no longer Clinton country.

Clinton House Museum Attracts History Lovers in Hog Country

by Molly Rawn 11/10/2016 12:00 am

The Clinton House Museum is a piece of Arkansas history and a touchstone of the state’s most famous political family, with the fitting address of 930 W. Clinton Drive.

From Clinton to Bloomberg, Jason Schechter Traces PR Path

by Kyle Massey 10/31/2016 12:00 am

Jason Schecter has been with Bloomberg for four years, and he spoke on his role there to dozens of local PR professionals, along with a group of UALR PR and mass communications studentsr.

Bill Clinton Eyes Exit From Charity That Has Shaped Legacy

by Associated Press 8/31/2016 6:49 am

When Bill Clinton told the staff of his global charity he would have to step down if Hillary Clinton won the White House, he was vividly clear about how that felt: Worse than a root canal, he said.

Dr. M. Joycelyn Elders: Champion for Medical Equality

by Dwain Hebda 8/15/2016 12:00 am

Army veteran … former head of the Arkansas Department of Health … Led charge for sweeping changes to statewide K-12 curriculum … Proponent of school-based sex education, substance abuse prevention and self-esteem programs … First African American and second woman to hold the post of U.S. Surgeon General … recipient of numerous awards and honors including National Institutes of Health career development award and past president of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officers … professor emeritus at the University of Arkansas School of Medicine.

Kay Kelley Arnold: Public Servant

by Lydia McAllister 8/15/2016 12:00 am

Member of former Gov. Bill Clinton’s staff and head of Department of Arkansas Heritage … First Arkansas director of Nature Conservancy field office … former vice president of public affairs at Entergy Corporation, managing foundations, grants and volunteer service … volunteer and member of more than 45 nonprofit and governmental agency advisory boards during nearly 40 years of service … Two-time chair of the Little Rock Municipal Airport Commission.

Blair, Bush, Clinton Advocate Cooperation at Forum

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/15/2016 8:05 am

Tony Blair and the two U.S. presidents he worked with as Britain's prime minister said Thursday they're worried about the growing divisiveness that is making it harder for people to work together to find solutions.

Bill Clinton to Attend Jefferson-Jackson Dinner as Special Guest

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/9/2016 9:08 am

Former President Bill Clinton will attend the 35th annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner on Friday, July 15, Vincent Insalaco, chairman of the Democratic Party of Arkansas announced Thursday.

Patrons of the Thea Foundation Discover the Gift Within

by Little Rock Soirée Staff 5/10/2016 2:29 pm

Soirée meets the inspirational founder of the Thea Foundation, an organization almost single-handedly picking up the slack left by chronic underfunding to provide Arkansas children a chance to thrive through arts education.

Bill Clinton to Speak to Clinton School Graduates May 15

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/9/2016 11:06 am

Former President and Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton will deliver a commencement address to 41 students graduating from the Clinton School of Public Service with master's degrees in public service.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Government

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

A government resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

Hillary Clinton Campaign Deploys Husband Bill Carefully

by Associated Press 1/17/2016 2:55 pm

Bill Clinton promised voters in 1992 that they'd be getting "two for the price of one" if they elected him to the White House. Nearly a quarter century later, the duo is back — but not quite the same.

Former Governor, Senator Dale Bumpers Remembered at Service

by Associated Press 1/10/2016 7:17 pm

Former U.S. Senator and Arkansas governor Dale Bumpers was remembered Sunday by former President Bill Clinton and others for his public service, his wit and his role in ending the segregation of the school in his small western Arkansas hometown.

Dale Bumpers Death Marks End of Era in Arkansas (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 1/10/2016 3:54 pm

Dale Bumpers' death marks the end of an era in Arkansas and serves as a reminder of a not-so-distant time when voters could be won over by face-to-face politicking and impassioned speeches.

US Agencies Investigate Fire at Bill Clinton Childhood Home in Hope

by Associated Press 12/30/2015 5:27 am

U.S. authorities have joined the investigation into a fire that damaged the childhood home of former President Bill Clinton in Arkansas.