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Art, "Obscenity," and Federal Funds.

Artist David Wojnarowicz (voy-nah-ro-vich). His work has twice been the cause of controversy, once, when a political essay accompanying his work caused the NEA to suspend funding to a gallery, and more recently, when a conservative organization excerpted parts of his work to dramatize what it calls pornographic art. Wojnarowicz is now suing that organization for copyright infringement and libel.

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Other segments from the episode on June 26, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 26, 1990: Interview with Laurence Bergreen; Review of John O'Connor's album "Nocturnes"; Interview with David Wojnarowicz; Review of Timothy Garton Ash's book "Magic…

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