Arkansas Authors http://ualrpublicradio.org en Author Dedicates Book About Famous Arkansans For School-Aged Children http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/author-dedicates-book-about-famous-arkansans-school-aged-children <p></p><p>A book dedicated for school-aged children just came out earlier this spring.</p><p><em>Natural State Notables </em>features 21 people from Arkansas who became famous.</p><p>They include U.S. president Bill Clinton, Walmart creator Sam Walton, as well as a woman who saved Arkansas Children’s Hospital from closing during the Great Depression.</p><p>Author Steven Teske said he was inspired to write something for kids.</p> Tue, 21 May 2013 21:47:00 +0000 Kezia Nanda 4518 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Author Dedicates Book About Famous Arkansans For School-Aged Children New Book Chronicles Career Of Arkansas Congressman Wilbur Mills http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/new-book-chronicles-career-arkansas-congressman-wilbur-mills <p></p><p>Arkansas author Kay Goss has written a book about the life and legacy of former <a href="http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?entryID=1715">Congressman Wilbur Mills</a>. As one of the longest serving Arkansas officials in Congress, Mills made a name for himself wielding power as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee from 1958 to 1975.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 16:40:32 +0000 Malcolm Glover 1008 at http://ualrpublicradio.org New Book Chronicles Career Of Arkansas Congressman Wilbur Mills Video: Little Rock Central High's Memory Project Brings History To Life http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/video-little-rock-central-highs-memory-project-brings-history-life <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Students at Little Rock’s Central High are embracing the school’s rich history and making it their own. What started out as a freshman&nbsp;civics assignment is now the Memory Project, an ongoing oral history compilation about social and human rights issues.</span></p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 18:21:56 +0000 Maggie Carroll 232 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Video: Little Rock Central High's Memory Project Brings History To Life Arkansas Author Offers Analysis Of Corporal Punishment In New Book http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/arkansas-author-offers-analysis-corporal-punishment-new-book <p>Pine Bluff resident Matthew Pate is the author of a new book titled <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Corporal-Punishment-around-Global-Justice/dp/0313391319/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1351159182&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=corporal+punishment+around+the+world"><u><font color="#0066cc">Corporal Punishment Around the World</font></u></a></em>, a text that provides an overview of those practices in various cultures that inflict pain to curb misconduct.</p> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 05:10:13 +0000 Malcolm Glover 290 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Arkansas Author Offers Analysis Of Corporal Punishment In New Book