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...NEA videos focused on the work and ideas of some of the nation's leading artists and arts leaders.

  Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury!
Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 remains one of the most iconic works in American Literature. At home with his cats and collectables, Mr. Bradbury talks about how the book came into being and what has sustained his extraordinary career. [23:00] view...

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Opera's Best
Meet the 2008 NEA Opera Honors recipients. Video tributes and interviews with Carlisle Floyd, Richard Gaddes, James Levine, and Leontyne Price, as well as interviews with opera luminaries Peter Sellars, Renee Fleming, and Terrence McNally. [various lengths] view...

    NEA Jazz Mastars Momments

Meet the Jazz Masters
Writer and jazz expert A.B. Spellman chats up the 2008 NEA Jazz Masters about their careers, influences, and stories from their collective 270 years in the jazz business. [various lengths] view...

    NEA Jazz Mastars Momments

Richard Bausch's Ten Commandments
Award-winning novelist Richard Bausch spoke to Operation Homecoming workshop participants at Fort Drum, New York, offering his "Ten Commandments" for developing good writing. [12:40]  view...

    NEA Jazz Mastars Momments

The Arts & Democracy
Former NEA Chairman Dana Gioia, in an interview with Jonathan Katz, CEO of the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies, discusses the major challenges facing public funding for the arts. [14:45] view...



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