FILE - Performing artists and supporters wait to testify before a House Appropriations subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, March 25, 1981 to criticize President Ron

 

              FILE - Performing artists and supporters wait to testify before a House Appropriations subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, March 25, 1981 to criticize President Ron
FILE - Performing artists and supporters wait to testify before a House Appropriations subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, March 25, 1981 to criticize President Ronald Reagan's planned cuts of arts and humanities programs. From left are Anne Murphy of the Council of the Arts, actors James Earl Jones and Jean Stapleton, and Tommie Carl of the American Association of Composers. (AP Photo)