Television news clips on Cobb County arts funding controversy, 1993
SubjectUnited States--History--Georgia--Cobb County.; Gay rights -- Georgia -- Cobb County -- History.; Cobb County (Ga.). Board of Commissioners -- History.; Gay activists -- United States.; Cobb County (Ga.) -- History.; Marietta (Ga.) -- History.; Video recordings.; Theatre in the Square (Marietta, Ga.); Theatrical productions--Georgia--Cobb County
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DescriptionTelevision news clips pertaining to the 1993 theatrical production of Lips Together, Teeth Apart and the surrounding controversy. Following a complaint regarding homosexual subject matter in the production, Commissioner Gordon Wysong introduced an anti-gay resolution to the Cobb County Board of Commissioners. In August 1993, the Board of Commissioners passed resolutions condemning what was termed "the gay lifestyle" and eliminating all of Cobb County's public arts funding.
CitationTelevision news clips on Cobb County arts funding controversy, Theatre in the Square Collection (Marietta, Ga.), 1982-2012; SC/T/001; Department of Museums, Archives and Rare Books, Kennesaw State University.
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