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You've probably seen this already, but for those who haven't, it's balm for the arts, artists, educators and journalists.

Senator Barack Obama, who earlier this year accepted Americans for the Arts' challenge to adopt a bold arts policy -- and, btw, was joined in this enterprise only by Mike Huckabee -- speaks in this YouTube clip of the value of arts education. Lucky is the person who will head the National Endowment for the Arts under Obama should things fall in his favor in November. He not only designed one arts policy, but TWO. He went a step further and convened an arts policy committee chaired by George Stevens (on which Steve Lavine, president of CalArts, also served) and it delivered.

But first watch:

 

Town Hall meeting April 2, 2008. (Thanks to Danielle Brazell of Arts for LA, who helped with this report.) 

May 20, 2008 8:44 AM |


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