PBS NewsHour

A Call for New Commitment to the Humanities

Clip: Season 2013 | 8m 21s

A new report by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences panel warns that the U.S. could lose its competitive edge in the liberal arts and social sciences. Jeffrey Brown talks with two members of the panel: actor and writer John Lithgow and Richard Brodhead, co-chair of the Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Aired: 06/19/13

Rating: NR

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