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  National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Wildmon's testimony makes clear that it is not the accuracy of the interview he disputes, but its juxtaposition in the documentary with subjects he has challenged for nearly two decades.
Wildmon contends that Yule requested his permission for a PBS showing at that time, while Yule contends that the phone call was merely a courtesy that did not resolve a PBS showing one way or the other.
But although Wildmon thought he knew the medium in which the British broadcasters worked and "trusted" them, he was not already familiar with their project in the same way that he would have been familiar with an American newspaper or magazine.
www.ncac.org /artlaw/op-wild.html   (6154 words)

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Wildmon, who saw the show as an attack on the institution of the family, said it was "utterly stupid" for NBC to undertake the series at the very moment when concern about television was at its peak.
Wildmon condemned a fictionalized treatment of a series of murders of fl children in Atlanta before the producer had decided to go ahead with the project.[20] Wildmon's pose as a moderate was undermined later in the year when some of his followers pushed his views about sex on television to their logical extreme.
Wildmon immediately launched a campaign against the NEA claiming that the tax dollars of the American people were being spent to support "pornographic, anti-Christian 'works of art'."[50] He sent a reproduction of the Serrano photograph to every member of Congress.
www.qrd.org /qrd/religion/anti/AFA/afa-history   (7193 words)

 Rev. Donald Wildmon
Wildmon told the Associated Press that the boycott threat was having a decided effect.
Wildmon’s pose as a moderate was undermined later in the year when some of his followers pushed his views about sex on television to their logical extreme.
Wildmon had endorsed the principle of the bill, which was that producers and distributors of works should be held liable for their alleged effects.
www.mediacoalition.org /reports/wildmon.html   (7561 words)

 Wildmon, Donald
The central theme of the publication and Wildmon's work is the advocation of his principle tactic for effecting change in television content through boycotting the advertisers of programs which present language and themes that he believes to be anti-Christian.
Wildmon later conceded that his loud protests against the show probably attracted attention to it.
Donald Wildmon, as leader of the forces attacking the media and television in particular, brought to many people the idea that they were not helpless in countering media influences.
www.museum.tv /archives/etv/W/htmlW/wildmondona/wildmondona.htm   (1133 words)

 The Carpenters Bench - Don Wildmon biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The caricature of Wildmon is that of an ignorant and reckless culture grouch.
Wildmon is endowed with what the experts call savvy "sweet smarts." Although he has a keen sense of right and wrong, he lacks the smugness of moral superiority.
Wildmon is one of America's original culture warriors, the most formidable pain-in-the-neck for television network executives to ever walk the planet.
www.afa.net /carpentersbench/aboutdw.asp   (788 words)

 Wojnarowicz v. American Family Association
Defendant Donald E. Wildmon, Executive Director of the AFA, is a citizen of the United States, resident in Tupelo, Mississippi.
Wildmon admitted that in selecting the details to be reproduced, he chose those fragments which were most "offensive," that is, apt to arouse the greatest outrage over NEA funding.
Additionally, Wildmon's knowledge and prior use of the Human Events editorial which referred to the image reproduced therein as a "portion" of a collage does not indicate his conscious decision to substitute such language with more misleading references.
www.csulb.edu /~jvancamp/doc6.html   (4469 words)

 Religious leaders denounce Wildmon's anti-Semitism
Wildmon interpreted it to mean that NBC admitted that the movie "was pro-abortion." In fact, NBC went to great lengths to present a balanced view in "Roe vs. Wade," which was based upon the Supreme Court's 1973 decision to legalize abortion throughout the nation.
Donald Wildmon has enjoyed some measure of success in his attempts at censoring the free press.
Wildmon has claimed the support of religious leaders who say they never authorized him to use their names.
www.publiceye.org /ifas/fw/8906/wildmon.html   (1780 words)

 DOJ Inaction Gives Pornographers the Green Light - Christian Message Board and Forums
Wildmon and his Tupelo-based American Family Association (originally called the National Federation for Decency) first came to prominence in the late 1970s when he promised to clean up television.
Wildmon's son, Tim, now serves as vice president of the AFA and is apparently preparing to assume the mantle of leadership when his father, who has had heart trouble, steps down.
Wildmon claims nearly half a million members and hundreds of local chapters, but critics are skeptical of those figures.
bibleforums.org /forum/showthread.php?t=28235   (955 words)

 deseretnews.com | Gay-marriage issue revitalizes the right
Last spring, the Rev. Donald E. Wildmon of Tupelo, Miss., decided to hold a summit meeting of the Christian conservative movement.
Wildmon felt the movement was losing the culture war, he recalled in an interview on Friday.
So Wildmon, founder of the American Family Association and a crusader against sex and violence in the media, sent an e-mail message inviting about two dozen other prominent Christian conservatives to a meeting in Arlington, Va., last June.
deseretnews.com /dn/view/0,1249,590041815,00.html   (389 words)

 National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In 1990 a British film producer interviewed Donald Wildmon, a religious leader and arts funding opponent, about his involvement in the censorship of artwork in the United States.
Wildmon objected to the use of his interview in the final documentary product, as it was interspersed with the very images he found morally offensive.
In this suit Wildmon attempted stop the distribution of the documentary in the U.S. on the basis of his contract with the film company.
www.ncac.org /artlaw/sum-wild.html   (331 words)

 Targeting gay rights - The Boston Globe - Boston.com - Op-ed - News
Back in 1977, our founder, Donald Wildmon, was flipping through the channels of his television and he was shocked by what he saw.
When Wildmon complained to the networks and got no response, he decided the best way to gain their attention was through their pocketbooks.
Wildmon led a protest march in front of Sears Tower in Chicago, and within hours Sears announced it was changing its sponsorship of several questionable programs (I remember ''Three's Company" was one of them.)
www.boston.com /news/globe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2005/07/31/targeting_gay_rights   (472 words)

 AFA Media   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Donald's national influence and ability to generate grassroots activism manifested itself profoundly during the 2004 election in the values voter turnout and impact.
Donald is host of the national radio program AFA Report, a daily panel discussion with members of the AFA staff regarding hot button issues of the day that airs on nearly 200 AFR stations across the country.
Donald and his wife Lynda have four children and six grandchildren.
media.afa.net /newdesign/spokespersonsdw.asp   (464 words)

 boortz.com: Nealz Nuze November 16, 2004
Donald Wildmon, the leader of some group called "The American Family Association" has decided that he is going to file complaints with the FCC over the showing of "Saving Private Ryan" on Veteran's Day.
Donald Wildmon might be surprised to learn that our soldiers wading through withering German machine gunfire didn't yell "Golly!" or "Gosh darn it!" when they saw their friends fall.
No doubt Wildmon was prompted to take this action by the pathetic TV executives who decided that their stations wouldn't carry the showing of "Saving Private Ryan" last week.
boortz.com /nuze/200411/11162004.html   (2396 words)

 Wildmon publication blocked   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In his relentless quest to foist the "biblical ethic of decency" on American society, the Rev. Donald Wildmon, head of the Mississippi-based American Family Association, opened himself to a libel and copyright infringement suit.
Wildmon hoped to persuade his supporters that the National Endowment for the Arts funds pornography.
Wojnarowicz contended that Wildmon violated copyright laws and misrepresented him in a way that brought harm to his reputation.
www.publiceye.org /ifas/fw/9007/wildmon.html   (275 words)

 Don Wildmon - General Teachings/Activities
- Donald Wildmon is an ordained minister in the apostate United Methodist denomination (serving as a pastor for 12 years), and the founder (1977) and president of the American Family Association (AFA), a so-called "Christian activism" organization headquartered in Tupelo, Mississippi.
Wildmon openly enlists and receives support from almost any organization or religion, just as long as the social gospel is furthered.
Wildmon is a member of COR (Coalition on Revival), a Reconstructionist/Dominionist organization dedicated to a social gospel/activism agenda that proposes to impose Biblical standards (e.g., Old Testament law) on unbelieving peoples and institutions.
www.rapidnet.com /~jbeard/bdm/exposes/wildmon/general.htm   (1693 words)

 That's What Christians Do Now
Donald Wildmon is one of the few people who is still willing to stand up to be counted.
That's why I wanted to share with you this commentary by Dr. Wildmon that was originally published in the American Family Association Journal.
Donald Wildmon is Founder and Chairman of the American Family Association, a Christian organization promoting the Biblical ethic of decency in American society with primary emphasis on TV and other media.
www.freecongress.org /commentaries/2003/030613DW.asp   (634 words)

 The Carpetbagger Report » Blog Archive » Empowered little girls frighten Donald Wildmon
As the Carpetbagger mentioned earlier this week, the Rev. Donald Wildmon of the American Family Association (AFA) has come out swinging against a popular line of dolls beloved by little girls all over the country.
Wildmon, everyone's favorite witch-finder general, has from his perch in Tupelo, Miss., set his sights on dolls for preteen girls produced by the American Girl Company.
Wildmon claims that American Girl dolls are popular among conservatives and says his boycott will pack a punch.
www.thecarpetbaggerreport.com /archives/5605.html   (1593 words)

 Anti-Semitism and the Religious Right   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Rev. Donald Wildmon, founder and head of the American Family Association (formerly the National Federation for Decency) has, by design or chance, espoused Rushdoony's idea that modern Judaism is really humanism.
Wildmon concluded, "What we are witnessing by the networks and advertisers is a genuine hostility towards Christians and the Christian faith.
Wildmon is aware of his conservative audience's homophobia and approval of prayer in public schools.
www.sullivan-county.com /id3/right_jews.htm   (6197 words)

 FIGHT BACK AGAINST THE DISNEY BOYCOTT!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Donald Wildmon Monitor website indicates that they make greater than 400% profit off of each boycott-related mailing they do.
By simply demonstrating his connection to and influence of a bloc of Christians, Rev. Wildmon gains the notice and grudging respect of politicians and businesses alike who can easily envision what it would be like to be at the receiving end of one of Rev. Wildmon's censorship campaigns.
Because Stern refused to bow to Rev. Wildmon's censorship.
www.politicalamazon.com /disney.html   (1080 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Just in case you missed it last time, here is the laundry list of stuff that Donald Wildmon has tried to censor in one form or another.
Wildmon's group told the yahoos at FreeRepublic that the video is nothing less than a Trojan horse, pushing the widely-reviled gay agenda under guise of general tolerance.
I truly don't know how to talk to people who are down with Donald Wildmon and scan cartoons looking for signs of homosexuality.
holecard.blogspot.com /2005/01/spongebob-leatherpants.html   (488 words)

 News from Agape Press   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In an e-mail to AFA supporters on Monday, Wildmon explains that he tried to contact Greg Jenkins, the PIC's executive director, once on Thursday (January 6) and three times on Friday, to no avail.
Wildmon's group is encouraging its supporters to contact the PIC, asking that Kid Rock be uninvited from performing during the inaugural celebration.
He also suggests if individuals are unsuccessful in getting through to the Presidential Inauguration Committee, that they contact the Republican National Committee to express their displeasure.
headlines.agapepress.org /archive/1/112005b.asp   (491 words)

 FileRoom.org - "Damned In The USA"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Description of Incident: Wildmon sued the film's producers last year, claiming that a contract he had signed with them before granting an interview for "Damned In the USA" gave him the right to control the film's distribution.
However the court ruled that the ambiguous wording of the contract, which Wildmon's own lawyers had written, did not require the producers to seek Wildmon's permission before showing the film in the US.
Wildmon objects to the film, which was made for Channel Four in England, because it juxtaposes his interview with footage of artwork Wildmon's American Family Association has opposed.
www.thefileroom.org /documents/dyn/DisplayCase.cfm/id/37   (222 words)

 The Radical Religious Right: The American Family Association
Wildmon gained a modicum of national prominence after he sued to stop the release of the film Damned in the USA which examined the issues of censorship and the arts, prominently (and uncomplimentarily) featuring interviews with Wildmon.
Wildmon lost the lawsuit, and this film remains one of the best resources for those wishing to learn more about Donald Wildmon and the American Family Association.
The Rev. Donald E. Wildmon's Crusade for Censorship 1977-1992 by Christopher M. Finan and Anne F. Castro of The Media Coalition, Inc.
www.qrd.org /QRD/www/RRR/afa.html   (366 words)

 djournal.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
DONALD WILDMON: Harrison didn't have it right in his column
To which the Republican leader replied: "Don Wildmon." I had refused to endorse Mr.
Donald E. Wildmon, a minister of the United Methodist Church, is founder and president of the American Family Association.
www.djournal.com /pages/story.asp?ID=32407&pub=1&div=Opinion   (640 words)

 upstatebeat.com: News Shorts
Tupelo, Mississippi is best known as the birthplace of Elvis Presley, but the King's cultural influence of late pales beside that of a fellow Tupelonian who claims to speak for the King of Kings.
Donald Wildmon and his American Family Association (AFA) are at it again, trying to intimidate television broadcasters and producers who air programs Wildmon doesn't like.
If Wildmon and friends really want to strike a blow for human dignity, they could target VH-1's new reality show Flavor of Love with clock-wearing rapper Flavor Flav sampling the wares of 20 miscellaneous women with the assistance of his huge bodyguard Big Rick.
www.metrobeat.net /gbase/Expedite/Content?oid=oid:3694   (601 words)

 AFA - about us   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
AFA is for people who are tired of cursing the darkness and who are ready to light a bonfire.
Donald E. Wildmon is an ordained United Methodist minister, having earned his MDiv.
Don Wildmon and other AFA personnel have appeared on programs such as Good Morning America, The Today Show, MacNeill Lehrer Report, Nightline, The 700 Club, Meet the Press, Crossfire, and Focus on the Family.
www.afa.net /about.asp   (868 words)

 JS Online: After complaints, Abercrombie pulls thongs from shelves
On Tuesday, Abercrombie & Fitch was sent nearly 8,000 e-mails from members of the American Family Association, a Christian-based organization aimed at promoting families, said Donald Wildmon, the group's chairman.
Residents in the Milwaukee area were also outraged by the rearless underwear; a story appeared in Friday's Journal Sentinel and was picked up by national wire services.
Wildmon said he found it more than coincidental that the thong underwear was removed so soon after the complaints.
www.jsonline.com /news/nat/may02/45487.asp?format=print   (558 words)

 Southern Voice Online
The American Family Association, an anti-gay group led by Donald Wildmon, called off its boycott of Ford Motor Co. after the car manufacturer announced a cutback in ads for gay publications and discontinuation in the use of gay imagery in ads.
Wildmon initially called for a boycott of Ford in June, noting on the AFA's website that "if one looks for the company which has done the most to promote the homosexual lifestyle, it would be hard-pressed to find another that has done more than Ford Motor Company."
Reynolds contacted Wildmon, arranged a meeting between the AFA and concerned dealers, and helped broker the suspension of the boycott, Reynolds said in a June interview with the Blade.
www.sovo.com /thelatest/thelatest.cfm?blog_id=3950   (1969 words)

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