Link: The New York Times

The New York Times

“Mr. Trump’s budget will be the first time a president has called for ending the endowments, which were created in 1965, when President Lyndon B. Johnson signed legislation declaring that any “advanced civilization” must fully value the arts, the humanities and cultural activity.”

It was the first time a president has called for ending the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities, which were created in 1965 under President Lyndon B. Johnson.