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The Role of Government in the Arts and Humanitites

We explore the current controversies over the NEA with Lynn Munson, former Special Assistant to Chairman Lynn Cheney at the NEA and current Research Associate at the American Enterprise Institute, and Paul Goldberger, The New York Times' Chief Cultural Correspondent.


Other segments from the episode on January 18, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, January 18, 1995: Interview with Hilton Kramer and John Brademas; Interview with Lynn Munson and Paul Goldberger.


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