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Remembering David Pryor: A Legacy of Kindness and Political Savvy

Columnist John Brummett discusses the late Sen. David Pryor and Gov. Sarah Sanders' lectern audit. ( Roby Brock/YouTube )

This episode of Talk Business and Politics, hosted by Roby Brock, features a conversation with John Brummett, a columnist for the Arkansas Democrat Gazette, focusing on the political career and personal legacy of the late David Pryor.

The discussion highlights Pryor's influential role as a moderate and progressive politician in Arkansas from 1966 to 1996, emphasizing his unique ability to blend kindness with political acumen. Pryor's era is remembered for its personal connections, positivity, and the notable absence of today's polarized media landscape. The episode reflects on Pryor's noteworthy friendships and his exceptional interpersonal skills, which made him a beloved figure across different social circles.

Through stories and reflections, the conversation paints a picture of Pryor's significant impact on Arkansas politics and his enduring appeal across the political spectrum, despite the changing nature of political discourse.

00:24 Welcoming John Brummett: A Look into Politics

00:46 Remembering David Pryor: A Legacy of Kindness and Politics

01:19 David Pryor's Political Era: A Time of Personal Connection

03:42 The Unmatched Popularity of David Pryor

05:30 Reflecting on Political Giants and the Changing Landscape

06:25 Personal Anecdotes and Insights into David Pryor's Life

07:29 Final Thoughts: The Enduring Legacy of David Pryor

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Roby Brock is the Editor-in-Chief and Host of Talk Business & Politics.
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