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The Relevance Of The Humanities – An Interview with NEH Chairman Bro Adams

NEH Chairman William “Bro” Adams recently stopped by the Joy Cardin Show on Wisconsin Public Radio to talk about the continued relevance of the humanities for our society.

The National Endowment for the Humanities will turn 50 this year, and will celebrate decades of investing in libraries, museums, historical associations, and other projects. Meanwhile, nationwide funding levels for humanities research, education, and programs are still recovering from the recession. Joy Cardin talks to the chairman of the NEH about the legacy of humanities investment in the U.S., a new initiative to bring humanities research to the public, and why he says the humanities are more relevant than ever to our lives.

Listen to the interview here.