David Kipen Proposes a New Federal Writers Project for American Writers

Published: October 7, 2020

David Kipen and his student, Kennedy Hill, talk about reviving Roosevelt’s Federal Writers Project to help today’s unemployed writers during the pandemic. The interview, which appears on “L.A. Times Today,” follows an article David wrote for the Los Angeles Times in May 2020: “85 years ago, FDR saved American writers. Could it ever happen again?”

Click here to view the news segment. David and Kennedy’s segment begins at 01:44 and runs until 08:49.