Dale Bumpers

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Senator Dale Bumpers (D-Arkansas) was one of the most vocal opponents of the NED in the 1980s [1]

He is currently Counsel for Arent Fox.

"Dale represents Riceland Foods (the largest rice cooperative in the US), Sanofi Pasteur (regarding children’s vaccines) and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

"Dale was first elected to the US Senate in 1974, where he served four terms as a Democratic Senator from Arkansas. In 1997, he became the highest-ranking Democratic member on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. In addition, Dale’s service included work as a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, where he served as chairman of and, later, ranking member on the Agriculture, Rural Development and Related Agencies Subcommittee. He also served as chairman of and, later, ranking member on the Senate Small Business Committee...

"During 1999, after his retirement from the Senate, Dale served as Director of the Center for Defense Information. He also served as Distinguished Professor of Public Policy at the University of Arkansas and Guest Lecturer at Hendrix College. In the year 2000, in a poll of Arkansas political scientists, Dale was the only Governor in the 20th Century to achieve the station of Great." [1]

He is married to Betty F. Bumpers.

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  • "Wikipedia", Accessed October 2006.
  • "Profile", Wilderness Society, Accessed October 2006.


  1. Dale Bumpers, Arent Fox, accessed February 19, 2010.