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Welcome to Arkansas, Mr. President! (Part 11)

Old State House Museum - Monday, May 20, 2019

Ronald Reagan, known to millions as “The Great Communicator,” didn’t get this description by accident. Young Ronald, or “Dutch,” as he was known in his youth, worked his way through college, broke ... Read More

Welcome to Arkansas, Mr. President! (Part 10)

Old State House Museum - Monday, May 13, 2019

While Richard Nixon’s popularity remained high in Arkansas after his 49-state reelection in 1972, the same was not true nationwide as the Watergate Scandal engulfed his presidency and, as the pros ... Read More

Welcome to Arkansas, Mr. President! (Part 9)

Old State House Museum - Monday, May 06, 2019

Richard Nixon could probably be considered the first Republican in modern times who began to truly take Arkansas seriously as an electoral destination on his long march to the Presidency. In fact, ... Read More