Government's Contribution To Creative Expression

Straight, Michael
November 1974
New Republic;11/16/74, Vol. 171 Issue 20, p17
Focuses on the National Endowment for the Arts in the U.S. Discussion of programs of the Endowment; Reports on the contribution of the government to creative expression in the U.S.; Reference to the study prepared by the Ford Foundation on the finances of the performing arts; Federal assistance to art associations; Principle of public funding of the arts; Expansion of the art constituency by the Endowment.


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