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The GI Bill Made Art

The GI Bill is proof: if people have access to education and the means to live, they’ll create meaningful art.

What is the most important arts policy in US history? Nostalgic lefties will vote for the Works Progress Administration, which gave life-saving support to thousands of artists during the Great Depression and helped seed a new spirit of public art and social documentary. Liberals will pay homage to the National Endowment for the Arts, which […]

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