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Ockert: Bob McCord’s legacy: Freedom of information in Arkansas
Log Cabin Democrat
In the summer of 1966 some of Arkansas’ best journalists were working on a project to bring freedom of information — open public meetings and records — to the state. Since 1953 the state had been operating under an open meetings law that actually was used more to close meetings than open them.