1999

November 12, 1999

November 12, 1999 A one-night benefit performance where 50 of the nation’s leading entertainers and artists came together on a Broadway stage to celebrate our most basic freedom — freedom of expression — in Seconding the First. The event featured … More

October 5, 1999

October 5, 1999 A panel discussion entitled: Public Education and the Politics of Art was held in New York City. Moderated by Diana Ayton-Shenker, Director of the PEN American Center, the panel consisted of: William Baldwin; Elizabeth Murray, painter; Wendy … More

September 30, 1999

September 30, 1999 A panel discussion entitled: Violence in America, A Hollywood Production was held in Los Angeles. Moderated by Peter Bart, the panel consisted of: Juliette Lewis; Michael Bay; Arianna Huffington; and Chuck D.  

June 30, 1999

June 30, 1999 A panel discussion entitled: Violence in America, Reel Life vs. Real Life was held in New York City. Moderated by Peter Bart, Editor-in-chief of Variety magazine, the panel consisted of: Stanley Tucci; Linda Ellerbee; Peter Bogdanovich; Martin … More

June 18, 1999

June 18, 1999 Announced a partnership with Scholastic Inc. The partnership, established with the mission to focus public attention on the desperate need to support on-going, meaningful arts education programs in our nation’s public schools and to abate the decline … More

May 10, 1999

May 10, 1999 A panel discussion on public education was held in New York City. Hosted by Peter Bogdanovich, it was moderated by A&E Network’s Elliott Forrest. Panel members were James W. Kohlmoos, Deputy Assistant Director U.S. Department of Education, … More

February 11, 1999

February 11, 1999 A panel discussion entitled: Public Education, The Role of the Arts and Entertainment Community was held in New York City. Moderated by Hugh Downs, the panel consisted of: Richard Riley, US Secretary of Education; Rudolph Crew, Chancellor … More