Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Radio CALS - February 8, 2017

Radio CALS airs on KABF 88.3 FM in Little Rock from 6-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday. It may be streamed live at (click "Listen Live") or anytime at

Today's broadcast of Radio CALS (2/8/2017) features:

  • Chewing the Fat with Rex and Paul: “No quail were harmed in the making of this podcast.” This week, Rex and Paul chew the fat about their epic trip to Piggott to participate in a quail hunt and dinner with the grandson of Ernest Hemingway and the granddaughter of Hemingway’s legendary editor, Max Perkins, who hunted there in 1932 while Hemingway was married to Pauline Pfeiffer. The Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum preserves much from the couple’s time in Arkansas and the Pfeiffer family’s remarkable business and farming activities in the area. Rex and Paul tell about a chance visit with a famous football hero, getting lost on Crowley’s ridge, Paul’s desire not to shoot Hemingway’s grandson, concerns for the birddogs (given the poor shooting abilities of most in the party), and their general relief to have survived the trip and had a good time, finishing with rum.  

Links related to this broadcast:

The full Chewing the Fat podcast is available at 

Music used in this broadcast was created by:
Radio CALS is a production of the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS), its Arkansas history department, the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, and the CALS Communications and Public Relations Department. For more information, visit and Our producer is Glenn Whaley, and our production manager is Brett Ratliff. Voices by Jasmine Jobe and John Miller. Engineering and editing by Michael Stotts. Our executive producers are Lee Ann Blackwell Hoskyn and David Stricklin. 


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