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Tony and Pulitzer Prize award winning writer Wendy Wasserstein, jazz performer and radio host Doctor Billy Taylor, and Michael Green, president of the National Recording Arts and Science Academy, join Kojo for a discussion on the role of arts and artists in today’s society.
- Wendy Wasserstein Tony and Pulitzer award winner for her play The Heidi Chronicles and arts activist
- Billy Taylor Jazz Legend and Host, Jazz at the Kennedy Center
- Michael Green President, National Recording Arts and Science Academy
- Louise Slaughter U.S. House of Representatives (D-NY); and ranking minority member of the House Rules Committee
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