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NEA's Shakespeare Effort Draws Some Critics

The National Endowment for the Arts has launched a new initiative called "Shakespeare in American Communities." It's the largest American tour of Shakespeare, bringing live, professional theater to more than a hundred cities and towns across the country. But not everyone is pleased with the federal agency's ambitious program. NPR's Elizabeth Blair reports.

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Elizabeth Blair is a Peabody Award-winning senior producer/reporter on the Arts Desk of NPR News.