The Death of the Collective Ideal

Brustein, Robert
September 1995
New Republic;9/11/95, Vol. 213 Issue 11, p27
Opposes the efforts by the members of the U.S. Congress to stifle free expression, independent thinking and the nonprofit cultural movement by eliminating the budget for the U.S. National Endowment for the Arts. Ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court on former U.S. President Ronald Reagan's gag rule in the case of Rust v. Sullivan; Impact of commercialism on theater; Sources of funding for institutional theaters; Key factor involved in the transfer theatrical productions to the commercial theater.


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