Beyond the Presidency:
Historical Context and Modern Reality

Presidential Sites and Libraries Conference VI

June 2-4, 2014
Clinton Foundation
Little Rock, Arkansas

Detailed Schedule


12-6pm Tour – A Place Called Hope (Additional fee of $35)
President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home

6:30-9pm Evening Event – Arkansas Governor’s Mansion
Keynote speaker: Evan Thomas


9-10:45am General Session
Anniversaries and Commemoration: The Responsibilities and Promise of Presidential Sites

11am-12:30pm Breakout sessions

  1. National Significance & Local Impact: Connecting Communities to the Presidential Sites in their Backyards
  2. Connecting Presidential Collections: Centralizing Access to Digital Resources

1:30-3:30pm Clinton Presidential Center
Tours of Clinton Presidential Library, Clinton Presidential Museum, and University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service

3:45-5:15pm General Session
Recovering our National Treasures: Case Studies of Internal and External Thefts from the National Archives and Records Administration

6:30-9pm Evening Event – Clinton Presidential Center
Keynote speaker: President Bill Clinton


9-10:45am General Session
The Office of the First Lady

11am-12:30pm Breakout sessions

  1. Connecting the Nation to White House History
  2. Hanging Out with the President: Using New Technologies in Presidential Education

2-5pm Tour/Panel: Reflections on the Little Rock Crisis
Onsite visit to Little Rock’s Central High School

5:15-6:15pm General Session
Keynote speaker: Hugh Howard

6:15-9pm Evening Event – Historic Arkansas Museum