PurpleArt wrote: > > 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
About a year ago Gore visited Getty and posted a message on our
group. Of course that was California time and I believe people
responded after he was through visiting- he did post his DC email
for ( his people ) to respond to. I have it somewhere or you can
find it in the archives.