Dale Bumpers

Dale Leon Bumpers was an American politician who served as the 38th Governor of Arkansas from 1971 to 1975; and then in the United States Senate from 1975 until his retirement in January 1999. He was a member of the Democratic Party. Senator Bumpers was most recently counsel at the Washington, D.C. office of law firm Arent Fox LLP, where his clients included Riceland Foods and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Dale Bumpers has 491 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1983 Call-In. The year with the most videos was 1995 with 70 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1999 with an average of 1,711 views per program. Most appearances with Bill Clinton (6), David Pryor (3), Tom Daschle (3). Most common tags: Arkansas, African Americans.

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U.S. Senator, D-AR View Map January 3, 1975 - January 3, 1999 Videos: 490

Recent Appearances

  • Senator Eagleton Memorial Service

    Senator Eagleton Memorial Service

    A memorial service was held for former U.S. Senator Thomas Eagleton, who died on March 4, 2007. He was eulogized by many…

  • <em>The Best Lawyer in a One-Lawyer Town</em>

    The Best Lawyer in a One-Lawyer Town

    Senator Dale Bumpers toured Little Rock and other areas of his home state of Arkansas signing copies of his book, The Best…

  • Get Out the Vote Rally

    Get Out the Vote Rally

    President Clinton and other Democratic dignitaries spoke in support of Mr. Ross' candidacy. They also praised Clinton…

  • How Would Al Gore Govern in Foreign Policy?

    How Would Al Gore Govern in Foreign Policy?

    Panel members discussed how Vice President Al Gore would structure his foreign policy team, how he would work with Congress,…

  • Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

    President Clinton and members of Congress honored nine former Little Rock, Arkansas high school students with Congressional Gold Medals.…

  • Tribute to Senator Bumpers

    Tribute to Senator Bumpers

    President Clinton talked about his friendship with Senator Dale Bumpers. He also spoke about the accomplishments of Senator…

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