Bill Clinton http://ualrpublicradio.org en Former President Clinton Defends Federal Health Care Law http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/former-president-clinton-defends-federal-health-care-law <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The White House is enlisting former President Bill Clinton to help build support for the federal health care law as a key phase of the reform nears.</p><p>He made a detailed argument in Little Rock for why it needs to be implemented.</p><p>Speaking to an invitation-only crowd at the Clinton Presidential Center, the former president said opponents of the Afford Care Act have been effective at building opposition to the law.</p><p>"I’m still amazed at how much misunderstanding there is about the current system of health care," he said.</p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 20:24:49 +0000 Michael Hibblen 10673 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Former President Clinton Defends Federal Health Care Law Hundreds Turn Out For Dedication Of Clinton Presidential Park Bridge http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/hundreds-turn-out-dedication-clinton-presidential-park-bridge <p></p><p></p><p>Former President Bill Clinton led a dedication ceremony Friday in Little Rock for a new $10.5 million pedestrian and cycling pathway over the Arkansas River, which was&nbsp;built inside an old railroad bridge.</p><p>He was joined by his wife, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, daughter Chelsea, and the mayors of Little Rock and North Little Rock.</p><p>"This bridge is important because first, it keeps the promise we made," Clinton told the crowd.</p> Fri, 30 Sep 2011 21:03:15 +0000 Michael Hibblen 110 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Hundreds Turn Out For Dedication Of Clinton Presidential Park Bridge Opera Will Tell The Story Of Former President Clinton's Childhood http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/opera-will-tell-story-former-president-clintons-childhood <p></p><p></p><p>An Arkansas singer is hoping to show how the childhood of Bill Clinton helped shape the future president. She is putting together an opera that is a day in the life of the then 14-year-old Clinton growing up in Hot Springs.</p><p>The production is to be called Billy Blythe, which is the name Clinton went by until he adopted his step-father's last name in high school.&nbsp; It's the brainchild of 30-year-old Bonnie Montgomery.</p> Tue, 20 Jul 2010 00:25:19 +0000 Michael Hibblen 119 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Opera Will Tell The Story Of Former President Clinton's Childhood