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    Wild Things, Wild Places

    Jane Alexander talked about her book Wild Things, Wild Places: Adventurous Tales of Wildlife and Conservation on Planet Earth, in which she shares her thoughts on wildlife conservation. She…

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    Wild Things, Wild Places and Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman

    Jane Alexander, author of Wild Things, Wild Places: Adventurous Tales of Wildlife and Conservation on Planet Earth and Miriam Horn, author of Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman: Conservation Heroes…

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    Command Performance

    Jane Alexander discussed her book Command Performance: An Actress in the Theater of Politics, published by PublicAffairs, LLC. The book is a memoir of the author’s tenure at the National…

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    America's Creative Legacy

    The forum participants talked about the National Endowment for the Arts and America’s changing cultural environment. They also talked about how art can remain on the margins of American…

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    Salute to First Ladies

    First Lady Hillary Clinton and others honored former first ladies and their contributions to American history. Through spoken reenactments first ladies related experiences of public life…

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    National Endowment for the Arts

    Members of the Early Childhood, Youth & Families Subcommittee and the Oversight & Investigations Subcommittee heard testimony on the future of the National Endowment for the Arts.…

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    Tourism Industry and the Economy

    Garrison Keillor spoke before the White House Conference on Travel and Tourism.

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    American Society of Newspaper Editors

    Ms. Alexander spoke about the arts' benefits for society and why the federal government should help fund them. She also answered questions from the audience.

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    Arts Endowment Issues

    On the first anniversary as Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, Jane Alexander talked about her position and the struggle in the United States over the definition of art and…

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    Arts Funding

    The panelists discussed the relationship between public attitudes toward the arts and government funding of the arts, especially controversial forms of art, as many debate the meaning of…

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    National Endowment for the Arts

    Council members discussed grant recommendations and made suggestions on various policy matters. This council meets four times a year to discuss these art issues in the U.S.

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    National Endowment for the Arts

    Jane Alexander, the new chair of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), discussed her plans for the NEA, the role the NEA in public life, and the future of the NEA. She answered…

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