An Artless Society

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imageCould it be that a nation without an arts education program is a nation without a soul? In this host interview, internationally acclaimed poet Dana Gioia discusses his strong belief in an arts education, the priceless values that it teaches students and how without it, America’s youth are only living half the lives they deserve. Gioia also discusses his childhood and son’s death as he tells us what inspired him to leave his job as a marketing executive and pursue a career in poetry.

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