1. June 1990

    June 1990 Members conduct a letter-writing campaign to New York state legislators encouraging passage of the “Citizen Suits” bill.

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  2. May 27, 1990

    May 27, 1990 The Creative Coalition takes out full-page ads in local papers to pressure New York state legislators who have blocked the passage of the “Citizens Suit” bill. Members Dan Greenburg and Suzanne O’Malley create and arrange for the ads.

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  3. May 15, 1990

    May 15, 1990 Members Christine Lahti, Christopher Reeve, and Ron Silver address a New York City NEA rally in Union Square. On the stage with our members are over 100 noted playwrights, novelists and poets.

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  4. May 8, 1990

    May 8, 1990 A membership meeting is held on the National Endowment for the Arts. Speakers: John Frohnmayer, NEA chairman; Garrison Keillor; Kathleen Sullivan, Harvard Law Professor; Ira Glasser, ACLU; and co-founder Ron Silver.

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  5. May 7, 1990

    May 7, 1990 Co-founder Ron Silver appears as a guest defending the NEA on the McLaughlin Show.

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  6. April 5, 1990

    April 5, 1990 TCC emcees a rally of 3,500 students at Columbia University organized by NARAL and Hollywood Women’s Political Caucus.

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  7. March 28, 1990

    March 28, 1990 Members Ron Silver and Alec Baldwin address the Congressional Arts Caucus in New York.

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  8. March 26, 1990

    March 26, 1990 Members Ron Silver, Susan Sarandon, Alec Baldwin, Jennifer Beals, Christopher Reeve, Jaynne Keyes, and Cristine Cronin go to Albany to ask Governor Cuomo and key legislators to introduce and pass key environmental laws. They meet with the Black and Latino Caucus, House Minority Leader Clarence Rappleyea, House Majority Leader Al Miller, Senate […]

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  9. March 20, 1990

    March 20, 1990 Members take an active part in Arts Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C. Alec Baldwin, Ron Silver, Christopher Reeve, Susan Sarandon, Jaynne Keyes, Patty Ewald, Gary Springer, and Cristine Cronin attend. Silver, Baldwin, and Reeve appear on the Today Show, and Sarandon appears on CBS This Morning. Extensive media coverage is focused on the […]

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  10. March 1990

    March 1990 Member Christine Cronin is invited by Representative Pat Williams (D-MT) to attend a meeting in Washington, DC with 18 other leading national arts organizations.

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