Arkansas Week: 2021 Retrospective – Arkansas's Economy and Politics
Host Steve Barnes leads a retrospective discussion on the 2021 economy and politics in Arkansas with Heather Yates from UCA’s Political Science Department, and journalists Andrew DeMillo from the Associated Press and Lance Turner from Arkansas Business.
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About “Arkansas Week”
“Arkansas Week” highlights a dedicated, distinguished group of Arkansas journalists and political scientists who discuss issues in the news. “Arkansas Week” is hosted by Steve Barnes. Barnes has been on the air in the Natural State since 1968 when he started as a copy boy on weekends at KTHV-TV Channel 11 in Little Rock. His adept hand at leading journalists and others in a discussion of current events complements his encyclopedic knowledge of the state, its players and its past. Barnes has not only become one of the most recognizable and respected people within Arkansas, but has connected with a national audience through work published in the New York Times, fed to the Reuters news service and shown on networks ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN and PBS. He has been a recipient of the University of Arkansas’ journalist of the year award, as well as receiving first prize for television documentary awarded by the Society of Professional Journalists. Learn more at https://myarpbs.org/arkansasweek.