Guest Host: Rebecca Roberts

Members of America’s artistic community are floating a petition for the Obama administration to create a cabinet-level position for arts and culture. But critics say the incoming White House team has more urgent priorities to address — and that too much government involvement may not be healthy for the arts. We explore the relationship between government, art and creativity.


  • Blake Gopnik Chief art critic, The Washington Post
  • David Smith Senior Lecturer in History, Baylor University

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