Alec Baldwin Campaigns For More Arts Funding

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Actor Alec Baldwin speaks at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., on Monday.

Actor Alec Baldwin speaks at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., on Monday. Paul Morigi/Getty Images hide caption

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Alec Baldwin appeared in Congress this week to argue for increased funding for the National Endowment for the Arts. The NEA is receiving about $147 million this year — about $20 million less than in 2010. Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep talks to Baldwin about his latest funding push.

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