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Thu October 2, 2008
101st Airborne in Little Rock, 1957
By Jacque Day
Murray, KY – Fifty-one years ago this week, Fort Campbell's 101st Airborne Division embarked on an historic mission. Jacque Day visited Fort Campbell's historians, and put together this piece to commemorate the event.
The interview with Ernest Green was provided by the United States Army, and a more extensive version of it and others can be found at army.mil/arkansas. President Eisenhower's address can be found at the National Archive.