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John Kreidler

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Executive Director of Cultural Initiative, Silicon Valley.

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TERMS OF ENDOWMENT: Government Funding and the Arts

with John Kreidler, Alonzo King, John Podhoretzvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, May 25, 2000

In 1965, Congress established the National Endowment for the Arts, declaring that it was "necessary and appropriate" for the government to fund the arts. We examine the question of whether the NEA really is "necessary and appropriate." What are the consequences of the government awarding money to individual artists? What role does the NEA play in arts education? In short, has the NEA been a success or not?