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Quincy Jones Asks Obama for Arts Cabinet Position

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Now that President Obama is officially in office, music pioneer Quincy Jones hopes to convince him to create a Secretary of Arts position, according to the Washington Times. Jones has lobbied for a cabinet position for the arts for the last decade, since government support for the arts has declined. He hopes having a president who is a fan of music and the arts will improve his chances of getting the arts the sponsorship they deserve.—CJ