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June 28, 1990 | ZAN DUBIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
About two dozen arts activists lashed out at critics of the National Endowment for the Arts on Tuesday night and announced a July 12 organizing meeting to rally greater Orange County support for the embattled federal agency. At the first meeting in Orange County of the recently formed Long Beach/Orange County chapter of the National Campaign for the Freedom of Expression, arts supporters targeted Rep.
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September 23, 1991 | DENNIS McDOUGAL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An attempt by Sen. Jesse Helms (R-N.C.) to prevent the National Endowment for the Arts from funding "patently offensive" art will run into stiff lobbying resistance on Capitol Hill this week, according to leaders of several human rights and arts activists groups. While lawmakers race the clock to finish work on the 1992 federal budget before an Oct.
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September 23, 1991 | DENNIS McDOUGAL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An attempt by Sen. Jesse Helms (R-N.C.) to prevent the National Endowment for the Arts from funding "patently offensive" art will run into stiff lobbying resistance on Capitol Hill this week, according to leaders of several human rights and arts activists groups. While lawmakers race the clock to finish work on the 1992 federal budget before an Oct.
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August 16, 1990 | GEORGE HATCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Arts supporters angered by U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher's efforts to rein in the National Endowment for the Arts have formed a political action committee in an effort to unseat the Lomita Republican in the Nov. 6 general election. Long Beach Museum of Art Director Harold Nelson said donations to the PAC will be used to pay for cable TV ads against Rohrabacher in his 42nd Congressional District, which follows the coast from Torrance to Huntington Beach.
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June 17, 1990 | GEORGE HATCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rock singer Sammy Hagar and actress Stephanie Zimbalist will soon get an earful about U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Lomita). Zimbalist and Hagar are among hundreds of Rohrabacher's political contributors who are being targeted in a mailing this week by a Long Beach-based group that opposes the congressman's efforts to rein in the National Endowment for the Arts.
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April 5, 1990 | DON SHANNON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The chairman of the House subcommittee dealing with the $178-million funding of the embattled National Endowment for the Arts said Wednesday he believes that "overwhelming" support will ensure continuation of the program despite a new volley of attacks from congressional colleagues. Rep. Pat Williams (D-Mont.
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August 16, 1990 | GEORGE HATCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Arts supporters angered by U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher's efforts to rein in the National Endowment for the Arts have formed a political action committee in an effort to unseat the Lomita Republican in the Nov. 6 general election. Long Beach Museum of Art Director Harold Nelson said donations to the PAC will be used to pay for cable TV ads against Rohrabacher in his 42nd Congressional District, which follows the coast from Torrance to Huntington Beach.
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January 22, 1991 | CLAUDIA PUIG, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
On the Arts Circuit: National Endowment for the Arts Chairman John E. Frohnmayer is scheduled to spend portions of three days this week in Los Angeles, highlighted by a Thursday evening public meeting with members of the Southern California arts community. The event, scheduled to begin at the Ivar Theatre in Hollywood, is sponsored by the California Confederation of the Arts, the Los Angeles Arts Democratic Club and the National Campaign for Freedom of Expression.
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October 19, 1998
While I generally enjoyed Christopher Cole's excellent piece on the "Desmond Pfeiffer" controversy (Counterpunch, Oct. 12), I was disappointed that The Times printed his statement that he has heard "hardly a peep from the anti-censorship crowd." In fact, the National Campaign for Freedom of Expression immediately protested the L.A. City Council's condemnation of the program and has been working with other national free-speech groups to pressure the City Council into backing off from its position.
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September 23, 1991 | DENNIS McDOUGAL
A New York-based group which publishes "Performance Journal," a quarterly magazine about the arts, is the latest grant recipient to square off with the National Endowment for the Arts over allegedly improper use of federal NEA funds. Movement Research, which received a $4,400 general operating support grant from the NEA last year, has received a demand that it return $1,400 to the NEA by Oct. 10, according to the organization's board of directors.
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June 28, 1990 | ZAN DUBIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
About two dozen arts activists lashed out at critics of the National Endowment for the Arts on Tuesday night and announced a July 12 organizing meeting to rally greater Orange County support for the embattled federal agency. At the first meeting in Orange County of the recently formed Long Beach/Orange County chapter of the National Campaign for the Freedom of Expression, arts supporters targeted Rep.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 17, 1990 | GEORGE HATCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rock singer Sammy Hagar and actress Stephanie Zimbalist will soon get an earful about U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Lomita). Zimbalist and Hagar are among hundreds of Rohrabacher's political contributors who are being targeted in a mailing this week by a Long Beach-based group that opposes the congressman's efforts to rein in the National Endowment for the Arts.
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April 5, 1990 | DON SHANNON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The chairman of the House subcommittee dealing with the $178-million funding of the embattled National Endowment for the Arts said Wednesday he believes that "overwhelming" support will ensure continuation of the program despite a new volley of attacks from congressional colleagues. Rep. Pat Williams (D-Mont.
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May 6, 1991 | JOY SILVERMAN, Silverman was executive director of LACE for seven years (1983-90) and is co-founder of the National Campaign for Freedom of Expression. and
While I could comment on many aspects of Allan Parachini's article "Mending a Tattered LACE," I will only address the quote that was attributed to me suggesting that ". . . maybe LACE shouldn't exist anymore." I believe that LACE is a vital and irreplaceable part of the Los Angeles arts community.
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August 18, 1990 | DERIK HAMILTON
About 50 protesters gathered Friday in front of the office of U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Long Beach) to call for his ouster because of his recent efforts to restrict funds to the National Endowment for the Arts and for his position on other issues. The peaceful demonstration was staged by the Southern California Coalition for Responsible Government, a political action committee formed to try to unseat Rohrabacher in the Nov. 6 election.
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