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Johnny Cash, Daisy Bates To Be Honored With Statues At U.S. Capitol


Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson signed a bill April 11th to honor civil rights icon Daisy Bates and music legend Johnny Cash with statues at the U.S. Capitol.

“We’re especially honored that a statue of my dad has been chosen to represent Arkansas at our Capitol,” said Cash’s daughter, Rosanne Cash. “It’s just such a thrill. This has been made even more special by the fact that he will be sharing this honor with Daisy Bates.”


Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson signs bill April 11, 2019 for statues of Johnny Cash and Daisy Bates in Arkansas Capitol as Rosanne Cash and family looks on

Photo: Governor Asa Hutchinson’s office via Communications Department

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