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Why Not Arkansas?

May 2024
1min read

First it was NBC’s Today show, then U.S. News & World Report , and now, it’s you. Big deal! Texas is one hundred and fifty years old!

The grand state of Arkansas will be one hundred and fifty years old, too, and I have heard zilch from any news media about it. It’s always Texas, Texas, Texas. Look, they’ve got two television shows on CBS ( Dallas and Knots Landing ), so let those publicize Texas. But I do hope that come June 15,1986, American Heritage will run at least two articles on Arkansas and her 150th birthday, or you’ll be out one subscription.

You might keep in mind, also, that it’s Arkansas where the next big boom in film making is going to be. Did you see The Blue and the Grey ?

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