Tyson gives $1.5M to fund extensive archive of footage from Little Rock TV station

Pryor Center to preserve TV footage

Posted: November 3, 2017 at 2 a.m.

Barbara A. Tyson (center) sits between David and Barbara Pryor on Thursday during the announcement of a $1.5 million gift from Barbara A. Tyson and Tyson Foods Foundation Inc. to the David and Barbara Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral and Visual History to create the KATV Preservation Project.

FAYETTEVILLE -- A $1.5 million contribution to The David and Barbara Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral and Visual History in Fayetteville will help preserve 50 years of Arkansas history on film and video.

Barbara A. Tyson speaks Thursday during the announcement of a $1.5 million gift from her and the Tyson Foods Foundation to the David and Barbara Pryor...

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