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The Continuing Story of Dr. Margaret Pittman

Kenneth Bridges | History Columnist Dr. Margaret Pittman was one of the great scientific minds of the past century. While she helped create vaccines for...

History Minute: Legacy of Veron Seay

Kenneth Bridges | History Columnist Veron Seay was not a woman people will read about in the history books. She was not famous, but she...

History Minute: Scott Joplin

Kenneth Bridges | History Columnist Scott Joplin was an early musician who transformed much of the landscape of popular music in the early 1900s. Though...

History Minute: Bobby Newman

Kenneth Bridges | History Columnist A commitment to God, country, and family for decades guided the path of one of the most well-liked South Arkansas...

History Minute: Henderson State University

Kenneth Bridges | History Columnist In the 1880s, Arkadelphia was an ambitious community looking to its future. And the city decided that its future lay...

History Minute: Elias Nelson Conway

Kenneth Bridges | History Columnist Elias Nelson Conway was the fifth governor of Arkansas. He presided over a prosperous two terms in office and was...

History Minute: John McClellan

Kenneth Bridges | History Columnist The Arkansas River flows across four states, from the Rocky Mountains in Colorado, across the plains of Kansas and Oklahoma,...

History Minute: William Grant Still

Kenneth Bridges | History Columnist William Grant Still was a noted composer of popular and classical music. Though facing a difficult childhood, the Arkansan overcame...

History Minute: Dale Evans

Kenneth Bridges | History Columnist Dale Evans spent decades as a star of the silver screen. While her career was legendary in its own right, her...

History Minute: Gov. Francis Cherry

Kenneth Bridges | History Columnist Political winds shift rapidly. In the 1950s, the Arkansas political winds swept up several promising politicians, including Gov. Francis Cherry....