Arkansas archives of public communication 1890-1996 (bulk 1974-1986).


Rogers, Jimmie N. Arkansas archives of public communication 1890-1996 (bulk 1974-1986).

Arkansas archives of public communication 1890-1996 (bulk 1974-1986).

Archives, has 36 folders, 65 audiotapes, and 29 videotapes, pertaining to the career of Bill Clinton, dating primarily from 1974 to 1986, and include items from his campaigns. These items include campaign flyers, posters, bumper stickers, and pins, as well as the texts of speeches and letters, exploratory polls that aided Clinton in determining whether to seek the office of governor or senator in 1978. Tapes include speeches, radio commercials, and campaign jingles. Materials from the political campaigns of almost 400 other politicians. Items pertaining to the campaigns of David Pryor, Dale Bumpers, J. William Fulbright, Jim McDougal, John Paul Hammerschmidt, Winthrop Rockefeller, and Orval Faubus. Materials on state and national elections, notably the Senate races of 1974 and 1978; the Arkansas gubernatorial race in 1978; and the presidential races of 1936, 1960, and 1972. Archives include over 130 audiocassette tapes; almost 850 reel-to-reel audio tapes; 13 Beta and 22 VHS video tapes; and approximately 40 reel-to-reel video tapes. 543 tapes from the conservative National Education Program's "Behind the News" radio show, featuring George Benson, president of Harding College in Searcy, and his successor, J. Terry Johnson of Enterprise Square, Oklahoma are included. Tapes are dated from March 1975 to August 1985. Remaining tapes relate primarily to politics in Arkansas but include tapes from the presidential campaigns of Gary Hart and Bob Dole and presentations at the University of Arkansas by atheist Madalyn Murray O'Hair and left-wing activist Grant Cooper of the Progressive Labor Party. The tapes feature appearances and speeches, commercials, and campaign jingles by politicians such as Bill Clinton, David Pryor, Dale Bumpers, Jim McDougal, and John Paul Hammerschmidt. Also included is a recording of a Reagan-Bush rally in northwest Arkansas sponsored by entertainer Jimmy Dean. Appendices include annotations of the audio and video materials and a comprehensive index of persons and topics in the archives.

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