“Men and Women of Distinction: Mike Beebe” is part of an ongoing Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) series that profiles Arkansans whose lives have had a profound effect on the development of the state; the charter of its people or its image beyond our borders. Featuring politics from a bygone era, this compelling profile documents the incredible career of former Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe. From humble beginnings in a shack in Jackson County, to state Senator, Attorney General, and eventually Governor, Mike Beebe always defied expectations of what it means to be an Arkansan. The film captures Beebe’s charisma and charm, as well as his notable ability to work across party lines during polarizing times. A must-see for locals and visitors alike, the film is a reminder of how politicians for the people can represent the very best of our great nation.
In Person: Director, Kathryn Tucker and former Governor Mike Beebe
PRODUCERS: Kathryn Francis Tucker, Gabe Mayhan
CINEMATOGRAPHER: Gabe Mayhan
EDITOR: Les Galusha
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