Bill Clinton

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3:24 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

Former President Clinton Defends Federal Health Care Law

Former President Bill Clinton speaks Wednesday at his presidential library in Little Rock.
Credit Michael Hibblen / KUAR

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.

He made a detailed argument in Little Rock for why it needs to be implemented.

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.

"I’m still amazed at how much misunderstanding there is about the current system of health care," he said.

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4:03 pm
Fri September 30, 2011

Hundreds Turn Out For Dedication Of Clinton Presidential Park Bridge

Former President Bill Clinton speaks at the dedication of the Clinton Presidential Park Bridge.
Credit Michael Hibblen

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 built inside an old railroad bridge.

He was joined by his wife, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, daughter Chelsea, and the mayors of Little Rock and North Little Rock.

"This bridge is important because first, it keeps the promise we made," Clinton told the crowd.

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7:25 pm
Mon July 19, 2010

Opera Will Tell The Story Of Former President Clinton's Childhood

Bonnie Montgomery discusses her opera on the childhood of Bill Clinton at KUAR.
Credit Michael Hibblen

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.

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.  It's the brainchild of 30-year-old Bonnie Montgomery.

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