Dale Bumpers, a former U.S. senator and Arkansas governor who defended President Bill Clinton during his impeachment trial, died Friday, his son, William, told CNN. He was 90.

Dale Bumpers dead: Former U.S. senator and Arkansas governor was 90 - CNNPolitics

Dale Bumpers dead: Former U. senator and Arkansas governor was 90 - CNNPolitics

On This Day In 1970:  Dale Bumpers Emerges From Obscurity In Arkansas

On This Day In 1970: Dale Bumpers Emerges From Obscurity In Arkansas

Thirty-nine years ago today, Dale Bumpers — a political unknown — forces former Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus into a Democratic runoff. Bumpers will go on to defeat Faubus and then unseat GOP Gov. Winthrop Rockefeller in November.

Birdwatching hotspot: Dale Bumpers White River National Wildlife Refuge. This refuge—located in southeastern Arkansas—was created in 1935 specifically to protect migratory birds, and birders can find countless species among the beautiful forests and lakes.

Birdwatching hotspot: Dale Bumpers White River National Wildlife Refuge. This refuge—located in southeastern Arkansas—was created in 1935 specifically to protect migratory birds, and birders can find countless species among the beautiful forests and lakes.

Senator dale bumpers | Dale Bumpers stories: From Charleston to the seats of power | Arkansas ...

Oh the stories Dale Bumpers could tell. Ernest Dumas, who did an interview with the late former governor and senator for a University of Arkansas oral history project, excerpts some of that interview here.

Nature lovers have a lot to explore along the Mississippi River in Arkansas, like the White River National Wildlife Refuge (recently renamed the Dale Bumpers White River National Wildlife Refuge in honor of an Arkansas senator). The refuge occupies 160,000 acres of land and contains more than 300 lakes, and is a popular destination for birdwatching, hiking, and camping.

Nature lovers have a lot to explore along the Mississippi River in Arkansas, like the White River National Wildlife Refuge (recently renamed the Dale Bumpers White River National Wildlife Refuge in honor of an Arkansas senator). The refuge occupies 160,000 acres of land and contains more than 300 lakes, and is a popular destination for birdwatching, hiking, and camping.

Mr. Bumpers, a four-term United States senator, was part of a generation of moderate Southern Democrats to emerge in the late 1960s and ’70s.

Dale Bumpers, Liberal Stalwart of Arkansas Politics, Dies at 90

Bumpers, a four-term United States senator, was part of a generation of moderate Southern Democrats to emerge in the late and

Aerial view of the Dale Bumpers National Rice Research Center in Stuttgart, Arkansas.

Aerial view of the Dale Bumpers National Rice Research Center in Stuttgart, Arkansas.

Sen. Dale Bumpers, politician. Charleston.

You might be surprised at how many celebrities hail from Arkansas!

Remembering Dale Bumpers - POLITICO Magazine

Remembering Dale Bumpers

Former Arkansas Gov. Dale Bumpers Dies At 90 :

A giant of Arkansas politics, former U.S. Sen. Dale Bumpers, died last night at his Little Rock home. He was 90 and had been in failing health.

A giant of Arkansas politics, former U. Dale Bumpers, died last night at his Little Rock home. He was 90 and had been in failing health.

Dale Bumpers stories: From Charleston to the seats of power ...

Dale Bumpers stories: From Charleston to the seats of power .

A vital wetland in the Mississippi River watershed, Dale Bumpers White River National Wildlife Refug... - Rita Szabo, www.sharetheexperience.org

A vital wetland in the Mississippi River watershed, Dale Bumpers White River National Wildlife Refug... - Rita Szabo, www.sharetheexperience.org

HistoryForSale - World War II Autographs GOVERNOR DALE BUMPERS

HistoryForSale - World War II Autographs GOVERNOR DALE BUMPERS

Jan. 1: Former Arkansas Gov. Dale Bumpers

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Rock carved for the appreciation of Dale Bumpers and the  Highlands Trail, its from back in the day when politicians actually did things for our state. #Highlands Trail

Rock carved for the appreciation of Dale Bumpers and the Highlands Trail, its from back in the day when politicians actually did things for our state. #Highlands Trail

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