SAVE PBSThis headless horseman has been circulating the www since at least
1998. The University of Northern Colorado had its email server crash with
the volume of mail sent to one hapless student who started the petition with
the best of intentions. The student, I understand, had to withdraw from

----- Original Message -----
From: steve
To: foucault@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Tuesday, October 24, 2000 2:29 PM
Subject: SAVE PBS

In a message dated 8/29/00 12:05:23 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
lynnetopkis@xxxxxxxxxxx writes:
<< On NPR's Morning Edition last week, Nina Totenberg said that if the
Court supports Congress, it is in effect the end of the National Public
(NPR), NEA & the Public Broadcasting System PBS). PBS, NPR and the arts are
facing major cutbacks in funding. In spite of the efforts of each station to
reduce spending costs and streamline their services, some government
believe that the funding currently going to these programs is too large a
portion of funding for something which is seen as not worthwhile. Currently,
taxes from the general public for PBS equal $1.12 per person per year, and
National Endowment for the Arts equals $. 64 a year. A January 1995 CNN/USA
Today/Gallup poll indicated that 76% of Americans wish to keep funding for
third only to national defense and law enforcement as the most valuable
programs for federal funding. The Senate and House appropriations
each have 13 subcommittees with jurisdiction over many programs and
Each subcommittee passes its own appropriation bill. The goal each year is
have each bill signed by the beginning of the fiscal year, which is October
The only way that our representatives can be aware of the base of support
PBS and funding for these types of programs is by making our voices heard.
Please add your name to this list and forward it to friends who believe in
this stands for. This list will be forwarded to the President of the United
States and the Vice President of the United States. This petition is being
passed around the Internet. Please add your name to it so that funding can
maintained for the NEA, NPR & PBS.
HOW TO SIGN & FORWARD: IT'S EASY: Please keep this petition rolling. Do not
reply to me. Please sign and forward to others to sign. If you prefer not to
sign, please send to the e-mail address indicated below.
DON'T WORRY ABOUT DUPLICATES. This is being forwarded to several people at
once to add their names to the petition. It won't matter if many people
receive the same list as the names are being managed. This is for anyone who
thinks NPR/PBS is a worthwhile expenditure of $1.12/year of their taxes, a
petition follows. If you sign, please forward on to others. If not, please
don't kill it- send it to the email address listed here:
NOTE: If you happen to be the 150th, 200th,250th, etc., signer of this
petition, please forward a copy to: wein2688@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx This way
can keep track of the lists and organize them. Forward this to everyone you
know, and help us to keep these programs alive.
Thank you!
NOTE: It is preferable that you SELECT (highlight) the entirety of this
and then COPY it into a new outgoing message, rather than simply forwarding
In your new outgoing message, add your name to the bottom of the list, then
send it on. Or if option is available, do a SEND AGAIN.
7) Arlene Kies, Durham, NH, 03824
1) Christopher Kies, Durham, NH, 03824
2) Antonietta Kies, Durham, NH, 03824
3) Brian Edward Malley, Lee, NH 03824-6317
4) James P. Malley, Jr., Lee, NH 03824-6317
5) Joyce Rita Malley, Lee, NH 03824-6317
6) Shannon E. Malley, Lee, NH 03824-6317
8) Hildegaard Link Brooklyn N.Y. 11215
9) Orren Schneider Tenafly, NJ 07670
10) Keith W. Muller Saylorsburg, PA 18353
11) Mary Ann Vought, Center Valley, PA 18034
12) Rebecca A. Monroe, Allentown, PA 18102
13) Nita N. Corbitt, Worcester, MA 01609
14. Edward Plotkin Worcester, MA 01609
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17. Ann Perry
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19. Julie A. Stark, Sherwood, OR 97140
20. Doris E. Stark, Sherwood, OR 97140
21. Jill S, Arnel, Oregon City, OR 97045
22. Ruth Sack, Cheshire, CT 06410
23. Dorothy Goldberg, Wallingford, CT 06492
24. Rita Goldberg, Lexington MA 02421
26. Elena Castedo, Cambridge MA 02140
27. Neil Goodwin, Cambridge MA 02140
28. Margot Goodwin, Cambridge MA 02140
29. Hope Denekamp, Wrentham, MA 02093
30. Jon B. Denekamp, Wrentham, MA 02093
31. Jill Kneerim, Brookline, MA 02445
32. Pamela Emerson, Cambridge, MA 02139
33. Ruth Wolman, Cambridge, MA 02138
34. Frank Epstein, Brookline, MA 02446
35. Naomi Epstein, New York, NY 10027
36. Irina Feygina, New York, NY 10027
37. Alex Klein, New York, NY 10027
38. Melyssa Mendoza, New York, NY 10027
39. Jeanne Reilly, New York, NY 10027
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41. Leotis Sanders, Bronx, NY 10466
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43. Shirley Smith Winer, Huntington MA 01050
44. Trudy A. Gardner, Chicago IL 60626
45. Jeff Granger, Chicago, IL 60626 946. Beth Karish,
Boulder, CO 80304
46. Beth Karish, Boulder, CO 80304
47. Karen Patterson, Lafayette, CO 80026
48. Alice McElroy, Richardson, TX 75081
49. Dianne Cronenberg, Richardson, TX 7508
50. Diane M. Baum, Lakeland, FL 33801
51. Laura Baum, Lakeland, FL 33801
52. Anya Marshall, Gainesville, FL 32605
53. Jeffrey Hamblen, Gainesville, FL 32609
54. Becky Moulton, Gainesville, FL 32605
55. Judy Skelton, Lexington, KY 50502
56. James M. Whitehead, Gainesville, FL
57. Christopher Mayo, San Jose, CA 95125
58. Glenna G. Mayo, San Jose, CA 95125
59. Lynn Stobaeus Mayo, Woodbury, CT 06798
60. Geofrey Mayo, Woodbury, CT 06798
61. Jerry Della Femina
62. Elizabeth H. Campbell, NYC, NY 10028
63. Margarita A. Rossi, Princeton, NJ 08540
64. Ellen Gilbert, Berwyn, PA 19312
65. B. Graeme Frazier, III, Blue Bell, PA 19422
66. Morris Lloyd, Jr Phialdelphia, PA 19118
67. Felix Kloman, Lyme, CT 06371
68. Olivia K. Chappell, Princeton, NJ, 08540
69. Hayward H. Chappell, Princeton, NJ 08540
70. Margaret B. Simon, New Canaan, CT 06840
71. Dorothy H. Roddy, Knoxville, TN 37922
72. Margaret Wolfner Morales, St. Louis, MO 63130
73. William C. Lambert, III, St. Louis, MO 63131
74. Diane D'Ambrosio, Matawan, NJ 07747
75. Eve Jelstrom, Alexandria, VA 22314
76. Peter M Vanden Bosch, Alexandria, VA 22301
77. Robert L Shaw, Lennon MI 48449
78. Bruce Nieuwenhuis Flint, MI
79. Chuck Iwanusa, Flint, MI
80. Cliff Monear, Flint, MI
81. Paul Keller, Ypsilanti, MI
82. Lazaro Vega, Spring Lake, MI
83. Douglas Yoel, New York, NY
84. Brad Riesau, Bala Cynwyd, PA
85. Sophia Wong, New York, NY
86. George Colligan Brooklyn NY
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88. Tom D'Antoni Potland, Oregon 97214
89. Scott Tienken Portland, Oregon 97211
90. Amber Norris, Portland, OR 97211
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92. Abigail Schrock, San Francisco, CA 94117
93. Jessica Berry, San Francisco, CA 94114
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95. Michael Zittel, Westfield, NJ 07090
96. Maureen Holm, NYC, NY 10025 .
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98. Steffen Zellinger Brooklyn, NY 11231
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100. Rosalie Strohman, Knoxville, TN 37914
101. Mark A. Durbin, Chicago, IL 60640
102. Judy Jurgenson, Chicago, 60640
103. Margaret A. Piper, Atlanta, GA 30306
104. Daphna W. Gregg, Atlanta GA 30345
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111. David Eisen, Chicago, IL 60601
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113. Deborah Levine, New York, N.Y. 10016
114. Lynne Schwartzberg, New York, NY 10021
115. Daniel Topkis New York, NY 10025
116. Amy A. Fischer Brooklyn, NY 11211
117. Eve C. Fischer White Plains, NY 10605
118. M.Zoe Lyons, NY 10036
119. Toni Condos, NY 10019
120. Christina van Lippe New York NY 10021
121. William J. vanden Heuvel
122. David D. Woolner
123. John M. Carlin
124. John Sears
125. Elisabeth Cardonne-Arlyck, Poughkeepsie NY 12603
126. Steven Spalding Ann Arbor, MI 48104

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