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Philip Jeffery on an American Cultural Agenda

Devorah Goldman , Daniel Wiser, Jr. & Philip Jeffery

September 13, 2019

Public support of art and culture was an important facet of Cold War diplomacy. It has persisted into this century, if without much direction or purpose. In this episode of the National Affairs Podcast, Philip Jeffery joins hosts Devorah Goldman and Daniel Wiser, Jr., to discuss why now may be the time to end that complacence. Jeffery argues that a particular kind of cultural agenda could help address some thorny contemporary problems. 

Philip Jeffery is an assistant editor at the Washington Free Beacon. This podcast is inspired by Phil’s essay from the Summer 2019 issue of National Affairs, “A Cultural Agenda for Our Time.” 


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