The following is a speech given by Jim Leach, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, November 5, 2011. It is wonderfully relevant to our mission and today’s cultural climate. For a direct link, click here. “These are tough times and everyone knows it. The mood is sour. The Tea Party and the Occupy Wall Street movement exemplify the extent of public angst. There is a sense that the American people have been let down by the best and brightest in politics and finance…. Continue Reading
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