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National Endowment For The Arts / Funding Issue #333520

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 30, 1990
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: David Dow) Debate over public funding of the arts examined; details given of denial of funding by National Endowment for the Arts for performance artists; scenes shown of performance artists in action. [NEA chairman John FROHNMAYER - explains decision.] [Rejected artist Tim MILLER - says this is a new version of blacklisting.] [Representative Dana ROHRABACHER - says controversial art should be passed over.] [Performance artist John FLECK - comments.] Peer panelists' fear that NEA (National Education Association) is bowing to pressure noted. [NEA peer panelist Philip ARNOULT - comments.]

Dow, David;
Schieffer, Bob

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