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I wrote to CBS years ago and got a phone call back. I was told that some
segments could be purchased for $200 each but I could not be given
permission to tape and use them in the classroom. I have compiled tapes
for years and use them on occasion. So far I have not been turned in for
showing stolen videos in class. My district has a very strict policy against
use of video without a site license. And they are great art segments, 5-7
minutes in length and great for introducing or following up a lesson.
Woody in KC
I hope someone finds out differently this time. I decided a ways back
just plunge ahead with what I thought was good teaching and stop trying
to stir up the legal questions. For the most part I just get answers I don't
wish to hear.
> The following is a reply to my e-mail after watching CBS Sunday morning
> I'm not sure whether or not an art compilation of sorts would be possible,
> but I'll definitely suggest your idea to the producers of our show.
> Also, I'm not sure if you already know this, but it's possible to order tapes
> of our show by calling 1-800-242-7747. Some of the segments that air
> on our show can't be ordered because of licensing agreements, and,
> unfortunately, art pieces often can't be distributed. However, we can
> make exceptions in some cases (especially for teachers, with the
> understanding that they'd use the segments for educational purposes
> only). So my suggestion is that if you ever see a piece you like, you can
> order it, and if you have trouble, you can send a letter/ email to us
> explaining why you want the video, and we'll see what we can do for
> you. (FYI: Our mailing address is: CBS Sunday Morning/ 524 W. 57th St.
> / New York City, NY 10019)
-- I'm from Kansas, where evolution is outlawed and the monkeys are in charge of the schools To respond to me privately via E-mail click on wduncan put Hey Woody on the subject line so I'll read it first You are welcome to visit my Web Site at http://www.taospaint.com This E-mail message is from Artist/Teacher Woody Duncan Rosedale Middle School in Kansas City, Kansas the new URL for school is http://kancrn.kckps.k12.ks.us/rosedale to see the newest photos of my beautiful grandkids Tim, Tess and Tiff click on http://www.taospaint.com/Triplets2ndChristmas.html to see my students working in the RMSartSTUDIO click on http://kancrn.kckps.k12.ks.us/rosedale/Art.SelfExpression.html to see our new art go to http://taospaint.com/StudentArt2000a.html
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