"For art establishes the basic human truth which must serve as the touchstone of our judgment. We must never forget that art is not a form of propaganda, it is a form of truth" - JFK
Actor Kevin Spacey talks about how the arts is humanity's weapon to fight against injustice in the world. This is an excerpt from the Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy at the Kennedy Center, part of Arts Advocacy Day 2011 put on by Americans For The Arts in partnership with Ovation. Great speech.
Kevin Spacey on President Lincoln and the Arts