For decades, politics in Conway County moved with Marlin Hawkins. He was an elected official who created an efficient political machine that propelled him to 40 years in office. We use archives from the David and Barbara Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral and Visual History with Randy Dixon as our guide to learn more about Hawkins' legacy.
This week's archives from the David and Barbara Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral and Visual History chronicle the years before Arkansas got into nuclear energy production. The Pryor Center's Randy Dixon brings us sounds of promotional material featuring Rod Serling, the host of The Twilight Zone, touting the creation of Arkansas Nuclear One near Russellville.