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Ray Thornton Donates Work, Personal Papers to University of Arkansas

by Associated Press 11/13/2013 11:14 am

Former Congressman and Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Ray Thornton is donating his personal and professional papers to the University of Arkansas Libraries.

Wal-Mart at 50: A Not-So-Short History Of the World’s Largest Retailer

by Eric Francis 7/2/2012 12:00 am

The lessons Sam Walton learned during those early, successful years of Wal-Mart allowed him to build the most successful retail chain in history. And just like the times that he took his planes up to search for potential Wal-Mart sites, it was Mr. Sam himself who was behind the stick, deciding which direction to go.