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Financing The Humanities

Financing The Humanities

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— NPR's Dean Olsher profiles Sheldon Hackney, the outgoing chairman of the National Endowment of the Humanities. While it's sister agency, the National Endowment for the Arts, has consistently drawn attacks from conservatives, the N-E-H has remained popular and stable. One of Hackney's most important programs was the inspiration for President Clinton's race initiative.