My friend and colleague Judy, who wrote about her frustration with tv
stations asked me to forward this letter I sent her. I think she wants
you all to know the reply from a local tv station I got when I inquired
about coverage for the Art Across America exhibit. The journal
mentioned in the letter , refers to our huge city newspaper.
Some how we just have to do more to let people know about art education!
If we don't, the axe that is cutting jobs around here and in other
cities will start chopping more and more art jobs and kids will get even
more short changed on a complete education.
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From: Judy Grochowski <jfgro>
Subject: Re: 2 subjects
At 08:11 AM 5/23/99 -0500, you wrote:
>OMG, I was reading your letter and didn't realize it was you and thinking
>I agree with this person. I wonder who it is-ROFL.
>I can't get over the big joke of things they call news. As you know I called
>and wrote all local ( and even associated press! )for art across america. I
>wrote the journal a long letter about the lack of support for youth art. Then
>on tv they show where to buy potato chips and buns for 1st day of baseball-
>among other inane things. It really boils me up!. The program director for
>channel 6 asked if we any thing else going on since pictures on a wall don't
>work well for tv!!!!!!!! as compared to what you idiot!!! potato chips!!!!!
>Got any ideas??? got to go --Greg's confirmation at 9 am
>Mary-post this to the listserv!!!!Jude>