The Kumpuris Distinguished Lecture Series

The Kumpuris Distinguished Lecture Series

Senator Dale Bumpers, Senator David Pryor, and President Bill Clinton

3.19.2009

Senator Dale Bumpers, Senator David Pryor, and President Bill Clinton

Senator Dale Bumpers served as Governor of Arkansas from 1971 to 1975 and in the United States Senate from 1975 to 1999. Currently, Senator Bumpers provides counsel at the Washington, D.C. office of the law firm Arent Fox LLP.

Senator David Pryor served as a member of the Arkansas House of Representatives from 1960 to 1966, as Governor of Arkansas from 1975 to 1979, and in the United State Senate from 1979 to 1997. Senator Pryor was the founding Dean of the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service and currently serves as a member of the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees.

President Bill Clinton served as Arkansas Attorney General from 1977 to 1979, as Governor of Arkansas from 1979 to 1981 and 1983 to 1992, and as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001. Currently, his work with the William J. Clinton Foundation promotes and addresses international issues like climate change and HIV/AIDS.

Held at the Clinton Presidential Library as part of the Kumpuris Distinguished Lecture Series, Senator Dale Bumpers, Senator David Pryor, and President Bill Clinton share stories about politics, public service, and their time together over the years. Here, they discuss past events and current issues as they look forward to the future in Arkansas and the United States.