Pope County Archive

“Growing Up Near Arkansas Nuclear One” on KUAF’s Ozarks at Large.

As part of my ongoing research into the oral history of Arkansas Nuclear One and how it informs the cultural landscape of the river valley, I produced this radio piece for KUAF’s Ozarks at Large Program detailing some of my own memories of growing up with the plant.  This piece expands upon the Post Dispatch
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The Seed and the Story for July 13, 2011: Nuclear Plant as Physical and Cultural Landscape

Originally published in The Post Dispatch. Landscape is a fundamental to who we are as a community.  Some of the places that come to mind for me are Mount Nebo, the Dardanelle Rock, the mountains that surround the valleys in Chickelah, and the Arkansas River that forms the boundary line between Pope and Yell Counties.
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