Former President Bill Clinton had humble beginnings in Hope, Ark. His political career began in Arkansas, where he was elected attorney general and governor. He became the 42nd president of the United States in 1992 and was elected to a second term in 1995.
PHOTO BY Gavin Lesnick
Attendees at a viewing party for the Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony watch as President Bill Clinton receives his medal. The Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock hosted the watch party.
Cynthia Jackson was there in 1991 when Bill Clinton announced on the steps of the Old Statehouse that he would run for president.
Jackson, a 66-year-old retired educator from Lonoke, closely followed his political career before and after, calling herself a "loyal follower." So when she learned Clint...
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