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STAGE TUBE: Kevin Spacey Supports Arts Funding

Actors Alec Baldwin and Kevin Spacey visited Capitol Hill yesterday to press Congress to preserve arts funding amid budget cuts, after a hearing at which the actors were to testify Tuesday was canceled. In the following video, Spacey speaks his mind on the topic on 'Hardball with Chris Matthews.' Click below to check it out!

Some congressional Republicans have called for a $40 million cut to the National Endowment for the Arts. Sarah Palin has called the spending "frivolous." The group Americans for the Arts cites research showing NEA funding spurs job creation and economic development.

Arts Advocacy Day, April 5, is presented by Americans for the Arts, the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts, in partnership with Ovation, the only television network dedicated to arts culture.

Americans for the Arts is the leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts in America. With offices in Washington, D.C. and New York City, it has a record of more than 50 years of service. Americans for the Arts is dedicated to representing and serving local communities and creating opportunities for every American to participate in and appreciate all forms of the arts. Additional information is available at




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