Friday, September 5, 2014

Arkansas Times is 40 today

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Arkansas Times founder/publisher Alan Leveritt, circa 1974 - COURTESY VERNON TUCKER
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  • Arkansas Times founder/publisher Alan Leveritt, circa 1974

Forty years ago today, the Union Station Times, soon to be known as the Arkansas Times, published its first issue. Improbably, thanks largely to the energy and vision of founder and publisher Alan Leveritt, we're still here today.

Here's how  we introduced the new magazine in the first issue.

Much more from our back pages in the coming weeks. 

ALSO: We've somehow rated a museum exhibit. Come to the opening next week.

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