Arkansas: On to 1968

An exterminator worried about state regulation of his trade. A banker wanted more state deposits. A trucker complained about the weights and measures system at highway truck stations. One by one, the Arkansans recited their problems to their Governor, who met them privately, took notes, offered explanations. Incessantly mopping his broad face in the summer heat, Winthrop Rockefeller for four weeks has been roaming his adopted state, from the northeast, where the Ozark foothills blend into the Mississippi River flatlands, to the southwest plains, where watermelon is king. Last week he...

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