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Modern Era, 1968 through the present

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Creator:Johnson, Ben
Title:Modern Era, 1968 through the present

Overview entry of the time period Modern Era, 1968 through the present, this time period saw a shift in Arkansas state politics, as Winthrop Rockefeller unseated Orval Faubus and his "Old Guard" from governorship. From Rockefeller on, Arkansas saw a string of progressive governors, including Dale Bumpers, David Pryor, and later Bill Clinton.

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Types:Articles | Photographs
Subjects:Rockefeller, Winthrop, 1912-1973 | Faubus, Orval Eugene, 1910-1994 | Bumpers, Dale | Clinton, Hillary Rodham | Clinton, Bill, 1946- | Presidential libraries--Arkansas--Little Rock | African Americans--Civil rights--Arkansas | Civil rights movements--Arkansas | United States, Arkansas, Pulaski County, Little Rock, 34.7464809, -92.2895948
Collection:Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture
Institution:Richard C. Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Contributors:Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture
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