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 Making Contact 
  Martin Espada, Joan Holden, Fred Ho
 National Radio Project  
 For non-profit use only.
These days, public funding for the arts is closely linked with economic returns. And, private corporations are stepping in as sponsors. On this program, we take a look at funding of the arts, and the role that the arts play in a democracy.
Producer: National Radio Project
Uploaded by: Phillip Babich

Making Contact, a 29-minute public-affairs program fed
on the public radio satellite each Wednesday at 12 noon ET, is
available free of charge to all public radio stations. For further
information, please call the National Radio Project at
(510) 251-1332 or (650) 851-7256.


Managing Director, Laura Livoti; Managing Producer, Phillip
Babich; National Producer, David Barsamian; Senior Advisor,
Norman Solomon; Executive Director, Peggy Law; Associate
Producer, Stephanie Welch; Production Assistant, Shereen Meraji;
Archivist, Din Abdullah

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