"Rock Island Railroad in Arkansas" at next "Pen to Podium" lecture | Rock Candy

Thursday, August 16, 2018

"Rock Island Railroad in Arkansas" at next "Pen to Podium" lecture

Posted By on Thu, Aug 16, 2018 at 11:18 AM

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Michael Hibblen,
author and news director for UA Little Rock Public Radio, KUAR-FM, 89.1, will speak about his book “Rock Island Railroad in Arkansas” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, in the Diamond Room at the Department of Arkansas Heritage, 1100 North St., as part of the “Pen to Podium: Arkansas Historical Writers’ Lecture Series.”


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Hibblen, who’s been researching the railroad and recording the oral histories of its former employees since 1988, will detail its history and the impact its closure in 1980 had on the communities it connected.

The lecture is free to attend; a 6:30 p.m. reception precedes the talk.

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