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Re: Are we divided?

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Ken Rohrer (kenroar)
Thu, 25 Jul 1996 00:01:53 -0600


Debi said.........

>Not we are not divided. I leave tomorrow morning 9 a.m. with this note and
>the address and fax. I would love it if you could get some other email of
>significance form the school or VP of academic affairs! That would make an
>impression. think about the Dean of faculty which would be in the
>administration bldg. I am going to Orlando for a meeting with many arts
>educators (a perfect roll call of active and on duty).
>Let us know it almost sounds like he wanted to purposefully get a response.
> I don't think that he actually believes this ( but hey, someone keeps
>re-electing Jesse Helms.
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Several people have told me they think he was kidding. If he was, then many
others like me also believed he was serious. That's the danger with sarcasm
and satire. If you aren't an expert at writing it, many people
misunderstand. The problem is he's using the exact same excuses I've heard
for cutting the arts, particularly at the elementary level. I believe that
many people reading his article were knodding their heads in agreement and
muttering, "Yea, those kids are only coloring and cutting, why shouldn't
the program be cut?"

The only additional help I can give you concerning e-mail addresses is the
web home page of the school at http://www.herron.iupui.edu/. This won't be
of much help to you as they don't have much there due to their overhaul of
the web site in progress.

I left a message for Steve Mannnheimer to call. I'll let you know what he says.

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