During the ’70s and ’80s, Sanders produced educational materials about labor issues and history. In 1979, he directed a short documentary about his political hero, which is available on YouTube.
“We strongly feel that only Sanders represents the values and virtues which all of us as cultural producers have always hoped to strive for,” the letter reads.
As New Yorkers head to the polls tomorrow for the 2016 presidential primaries — and many more states follow suit in the coming weeks and months — it’s important to keep in mind each candidate’s record on culture.
On Saturday night, Bernie Sanders visited an art gallery in the East Village.
First he picks up an endorsement from the rapper (and one half of Outkast) Big Boi, and now he’s made a video promising to be an “arts president.”