Freedom of Speech and the Arts

In an unusually heated speech, Mr Frohnmayer spoke against critics of the National Endowment for the Arts. He mainly blamed Patrick… read more

In an unusually heated speech, Mr Frohnmayer spoke against critics of the National Endowment for the Arts. He mainly blamed Patrick Buchanan for stirring up the controversy that prompted Mr. Frohnmayer’s firing from the National Endowment for the Arts last month. He also openly criticized President Bush. Mr. Frohnmayer recited the First Amendment and ended his speech by singing a verse from the hymn “Simple Gifts.” close

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Freedom of Speech and the Arts

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Program ID:
25150-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 23, 1992
Last Aired:
Mar 29, 1992

Airing Details

  • Mar 23, 1992 | 12:58pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 23, 1992 | 8:36pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 24, 1992 | 1:10am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 24, 1992 | 10:01am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 29, 1992 | 11:52am EST | C-SPAN 1
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