October 18, 2017

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On Today's Episode


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Primary Sources

Charles Stewart

Today's broadcast of Radio CALS features Charles Stewart, founder of the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame and editor of the newest publication from Butler Center Books – Seeds of Genius: 25 Years of the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame. Stewart sits with Matt Decample to talk about how growing up in a large family help shaped his character, how he started the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame, and how they are celebrating the Hall's 25th anniversary.

About Radio CALS

Radio CALS is a weekly program from the Central Arkansas Library System. Every Wednesday from 6-6:30 p.m., on KABF 88.3 FM, we will share music from our archives, content from our resources, such as the Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture, and information about what's happening in the library system.

This program is presented by the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies and the CALS Communications and Public Relations Department.

Contact Us

Radio CALS
100 Rock St.
Little Rock, AR 72201


Executive Producers

Lee Ann Blackwell Hoskyn and David Stricklin

Episode Producer

Glenn Whaley

Production Manager

Shelle Stormoe


Jasmine Jobe and John Miller


Music used in this broadcast was created by The Joy Drops and David Szesztay.


Image: "Sunday in Little Rock, Arkansas", © 1935. Photographer: Ben Shahn. Image courtesy Library of Congress

Engineering & Editing

Anna Lancaster & Shelle Stormoe