Education and Scholarly Initiatives

Season 1 Episode 1: The New Deal and the Arts, A Background

Season 1 Episode 1: The New Deal and the Arts, A Background

The Archives’ debut podcast episode focuses on the New Deal arts initiatives, providing an overview of their major features and a wide perspective on their histories and legacies. Drawing from the Archives’ first and most ambitious oral history collecting drive, the words and experiences of the artists and administrators who made the New Deal happen convey the stakes of these enormous national undertakings, while insight from contemporary experts provides context for the ongoing importance of those initiatives. 

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