Camden News

October 19, 2018
Camden News

African American history in Ouachita County

By By Bradly Gill
This article was published February 12, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.

According to, Lasker Bell Sr. was the founder and host of the Las Bell Variety Show - a radio program on that aired from 1967 - 1985. Bell was also one of the most prominent black television personalities in the Arkansas-Louisiana-Mississippi region. Bell held public affairs appointments under two Arkansas governors: David Pryor and Frank White.

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