“Mad Women” and “Catch 23: Broken Negative,” Carpenter Center for the Performing Arts

Mad Women by John Fleck and Catch 23: Broken Negatives by Karen Finley

Shirle Gottlieb – Gazette Newspapers

It all happened twenty-two years ago, but people are still buzzing about the notorious case of the “NEA 4.” To be more precise: Due to pressure in 1990 from Jesse Helms, Dana Rohrabacher, and the religious-right, grants already given to Karen Finley, John Fleck, Holly Hughes, and Tim Miller by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) were revoked. The alleged reason was “indecent content.” Read more…