Al Gore remembers Dale Bumpers | Arkansas Blog

Sunday, January 3, 2016

Al Gore remembers Dale Bumpers

Posted By on Sun, Jan 3, 2016 at 8:18 AM

Former Vice President Al Gore, a former U.S. Senate colleague of Dale Bumpers, sent a statement on Bumpers' death Friday:

Dale Bumpers was a truly outstanding public servant. I’ll always be grateful for his wisdom, his commitment to the public interest, and his sharp sense of humor. I respected and admired his common sense, his consistent ability to make the right decision even when it wasn’t easy, and his utter devotion to the people of Arkansas. Dale was a proud champion for progress throughout the South and all who served with him will miss his courage and leadership. My thoughts are with his wife, Betty, and his children and grandchildren.

From the ArkTimes store

Favorite

Comments (2)

Showing 1-2 of 2

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-2 of 2

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

Readers also liked…

  • Charter school accountability: Non-existent in Arkansas

    A state audit finds charter school spending violated state law, but the state Education Department says it has no responsibility for ensuring proper management of charter schools. Say what?
    • Mar 5, 2016
  • Policy group urges opposition to new charter seats in Little Rock

    The Arkansas Public Policy Panel is urging supporters of the Little Rock School District to tell state Board of Education members they oppose applications to be heard this week to dramatically expand the number of charter school seats in the Little Rock School District.
    • Mar 9, 2016
  • Judge Griffen: Why black lives matter

    Another few words from Judge Wendell Griffen growing from the controversy over the sale of Black Lives Matter T-shirts at the state black history museum — removed by the administration and restored after protests from Griffen and others stirred by a story in the Arkansas Times:
    • Mar 13, 2016

People who saved…

Most Shared

Most Viewed

Most Recent Comments

Blogroll

 

© 2017 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation