Picks and Pans Review: The New Deal for Artists
updated 07/06/1981 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 07/06/1981 AT 01:00 AM EDT
As the Administration prepares to slash the arts budget, Orson Welles narrates a timely 90-minute study of the Works Progress Administration, the Depression-era federal program that subsidized the labor of unemployed thousands—and such diverse talents as Mark Rothko, Saul Bellow, Jackson Pollock, John Houseman and Welles himself.
THURSDAY, JULY 2