Season 1, Episode 42-Bill Clinton and Hope

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Season 1, Episode 42: Bill Clinton and Hope

Heading to The Land of Opportunity, Arkansas, and Hope, the birthplace of the 42nd President, William Jefferson Blythe…er, Clinton! Learn about Bill’s tumultuous childhood and his ambition, his education and early political career, as well as what happened to his birthplace!

President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home from the National Park Service.

The Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site from Jefferson National Parks Association.

Bill’s actual Birthplace at the (still-functioning) Brazzel-Oakcrest Funeral Home.

Article (from Fox16) on Bill Clinton’s Childhood Home in Hot Springs becoming a presidential site.

Be sure to check out the “Visiting the Presidents” Bill Clinton Episode from Season 2, “Bill Clinton and Chappaqua”!

From My May 2017 Visit!

The Actual Birthplace spot

From My August 2022 Visit!

Re-Visiting the Birth site!

Clinton Childhood Home Museum, from their site.
Bill touring his birthplace home, from the Department of the Interior.
The Brazzel Oakcrest Funeral Home in Hope
Bill Clinton Portrait by Simmie Knox.

Bill Clinton Birthplace: 1001 S. Main Street, Hope, Arkansas.

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