Works Progress Administration

  • News

    December 24, 2008
  • Arts

    October 1, 2003

    From The Cradle To The Grave--And Back Again

    Frank revives a labor cry, 'The Cradle Will Rock'; 'Urinetown' whizzes through town

  • News

    November 29, 2000

    Crippled Creek

    After a century of empty promises, Minneapolis officials are finally poised to spruce up the polluted waterway that meanders through the city's north side. What changed? The buying power of the people who will live there.

  • Arts

    June 9, 1999

    The Age of Work

    Photographers Lewis W. Hine and David Parker frame the debate over child labor

  • Arts

    August 12, 1998

    The Red Curtain

    A new play, "Project 891", puts the spotlight on New Deal theater, HUAC, and the mother of all arts-funding debates.

  • Art

    February 11, 1998

    Emotional Activism

    Naked Lunch: Anonymous workers eat identical sandwiches in George Tooker's civil-rights-era painting,

  • News

    April 30, 1997