Bill Ivey

William J. Ivey
Bill Ivey is an American folklorist and author.wikipedia
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National Endowment for the Arts

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He was the seventh chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, and is a past Chairman of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Ivey was appointed chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, by then-President Bill Clinton, serving from 1998 to 2001.
1998–2001 Bill Ivey, appointed by Bill Clinton

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Bill Ivey, seventh chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts

Calumet, Michigan

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Bill Ivey, former chairman of Country Music Hall of Fame and National Endowment of the Arts

Subcomandante Marcos

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The book's English translation was to be published with support from the U.S. National Endowment for the Arts, but in 1999 the grant was abruptly canceled after questions from a reporter to the Endowment's chairman William J. Ivey.

Cinco Puntos Press

Bill Ivey, chairperson of the National Endowment for the Arts—which had previously awarded $7,500 to Cinco Puntos Press for the publication of the story—pulled the funding on March 9, 1999 after being interviewed by Julia Preston of the Mexico City bureau of The New York Times.

List of University of Michigan alumni

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Bill Ivey (BA 1966), chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts 1998–2001, credited with restoring the agency's credibility with Congress; appointed by President Clinton

List of Vanderbilt University people

Bill Ivey, Director of the National Endowment for the Arts during the Clinton administration; director of the Curb Center at Vanderbilt

Bill Ivy (disambiguation)

* Bill Ivey, seventh chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts

Folklore studies

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Bill Ivey is an American folklorist and author.

The Recording Academy

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He was the seventh chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, and is a past Chairman of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.

University of Michigan

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He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1966, received a master's degree in folklore and ethnomusicology from Indiana University in 1970, and became a PhD candidate in folklore and history in 1971.

Indiana University

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He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1966, received a master's degree in folklore and ethnomusicology from Indiana University in 1970, and became a PhD candidate in folklore and history in 1971.

Bill Clinton

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Ivey was appointed chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, by then-President Bill Clinton, serving from 1998 to 2001.

The Story of Colors

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He gained national notoriety in 1999 for unilaterally revoking a grant to Cinco Puntos Press to publish La Historia de los Colores, over concerns that the funding might end up in the hands of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (Zapatistas).

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He gained national notoriety in 1999 for unilaterally revoking a grant to Cinco Puntos Press to publish La Historia de los Colores, over concerns that the funding might end up in the hands of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (Zapatistas).

Vanderbilt University

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Following government service Ivey founded the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy, at Vanderbilt University, serving as director from 2002 to 2012.

Center for American Progress

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Bill Ivey currently serves as Visiting Research Scholar to the Indiana University Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology, and is a trustee of the Washington, DC-based Center for American Progress.

PBS

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Ivey was advisor to the PBS television series, American Roots Music, and was writer and co-producer of In the Hank Williams Tradition, also on PBS.

American Roots Music

Ivey was advisor to the PBS television series, American Roots Music, and was writer and co-producer of In the Hank Williams Tradition, also on PBS.