In 1993, President Clinton asked acclaimed actress Jane Alexander to come to Washington as head of the National Endowment for the Arts. In her new book, she tells how she quickly gained a political education in her fight to protect arts funding from a hostile Congress.

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  • Jane Alexander author and former head of the National Endowment for the Arts

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