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JFK on Poetry, Power, and the Artist’s Role in Society: His Eulogy for Robert Frost, One of the Greatest Speeches of All Time
JFK on Poetry, Power, and the Artist’s Role in Society: His Eulogy for Robert Frost, One of the Greatest Speeches of All Time

“If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him. We must never forget that art is not a form of propaganda; it is a form of truth.”

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On Art and Government: The Poem Robert Frost Didn’t Read at JFK’s Inauguration
On Art and Government: The Poem Robert Frost Didn’t Read at JFK’s Inauguration

“Summoning artists to participate / In the august occasions of the state / Seems something artists ought to celebrate.”

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