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Re: Al Gore & Art Ed.

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menichino (menichino)
Mon, 22 Mar 1999 22:16:38 -0500


Congratulations, Lisa, for being selected for such an honor. And Mr.
Gore's attitude is indeed good news! Too bad it couldn't make it to the
front page of the New York Times or Newsweek!
Liz in rural NY

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> From: PurpleArt
> To: artsednet.edu
> Subject: Al Gore & Art Ed.
> Date: Monday, March 22, 1999 8:12 PM
>
> Dear Friends, thought this might make your day like it did mine! Today
Vice-
> President Al Gore visited my city, Sioux Falls, SD. I was selected to be
one
> of 14 teachers (there are 1,000+ teachers here in town) allowed to visit
with
> Gore at a round table discussion. What an honor! Anyway, we each were
> allowed a few minutes to speak to Gore, and he was a very good listener.
When
> I introduced myself as an art teacher, he smiled really big and
exclaimed,
> "Wow! Art was one of my very favorite subjects when I was young!" I
said,
> "So, I really hope that you will consider art to be a priorty in the
future."
> Gore replied, "Absolutely, the arts are definitely a priority." And so,
there
> continues to be a glimmer of hope... :-)
> Lisa Brunick, Sioux Falls, SD -- Elementary Art Educator