Arkansas Authors

Famous Arkansans
4:47 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

Author Dedicates Book About Famous Arkansans For School-Aged Children

Credit Steven Teske

A book dedicated for school-aged children just came out earlier this spring.

Natural State Notables features 21 people from Arkansas who became famous.

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.

Author Steven Teske said he was inspired to write something for kids.

“We really need a book for children that tells them about people in Arkansas. Something that a 4th grade levels. Something that can be used in classrooms.”

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Wilbur Mills Book
11:40 am
Fri March 15, 2013

New Book Chronicles Career Of Arkansas Congressman Wilbur Mills

Wilbur Mills

Arkansas author Kay Goss has written a book about the life and legacy of former Congressman Wilbur Mills. 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. 

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Local & Regional News
12:21 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

Video: Little Rock Central High's Memory Project Brings History To Life

Thelma Mothershed-Wair, one of the Little Rock Nine, and her niece, Amaree Austin

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 civics assignment is now the Memory Project, an ongoing oral history compilation about social and human rights issues.

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Corporal Punishment
12:10 am
Thu October 25, 2012

Arkansas Author Offers Analysis Of Corporal Punishment In New Book

Dr. Matthew Pate, author of Corporal Punishment around the World, sits for an interview in the KUAR studios.
Credit Malcolm Glover

Pine Bluff resident Matthew Pate is the author of a new book titled Corporal Punishment Around the World, a text that provides an overview of those practices in various cultures that inflict pain to curb misconduct.

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