February 14, 2010
After graduating from Hall High School in Little Rock (Pulaski County), Wesley Kanne Clark accepted an appointment to West Point, where he graduated first in his class in 1966. A Vietnam veteran, Clark rose to the rank of a four-star general and acted as the Supreme Allied Commander of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Europe from 1997 to 2000. His first political race was a failed attempt to obtain the Democratic presidential nomination in 2004. Clark has served as president and CEO of Wesley K. Clark and Associates. He has also provided commentary to CNN and FOX News as a military and foreign affairs analyst.