William Dunbar left a life of privilege and ease in Scotland and embarked on one of the great adventures of early Arkansas.
History Minute: Congressman who probed scandalous TV game shows had Arkadelphia ties
In 1959, Oren Harris and his congressional committee became the epicenter of one of the most explosive scandals in the history of American television – the quiz show scandal.
HISTORY MINUTE: Historic tornadoes in Arkansas
While Arkansas is considered on the edge of the notorious Tornado Alley, the intensity and fury of these storms have not spared the people of the state.
HISTORY MINUTE: The Crittenden/Conway duel
When a duel resulted in the death of a congressional representative, it would shock Arkansas.
HISTORY MINUTE: The first college in Arkansas
For many years after statehood, Arkansas had few schools and no colleges.
HISTORY MINUTE: Albert Witte, Clinton mentor
He served on the hiring committee in 1973 when the university hired a young Bill Clinton, just recently graduating from Yale Law School, as a law professor.
HISTORY MINUTE: MLB Hall of Famer George Kell
Arkansas has produced many gifted athletes for many different sports. Several Arkansans have become Hall of Fame players for Major League Baseball. Among these baseball greats was George Kell.