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Martha Graham, dance and politics
Dana Mills

study of these tours from the perspective of dance, Dance for Export: Cultural Diplomacy and the Cold War, Neima Prevots reads the tours in the context of fear of communist ideological and military power and ‘its apparent uses in capturing the minds and souls of other countries’ (Prevots 2001: 7). After a Congress decision in 1954 to allocate funds to enlist the performing arts in the Cold War, Eisenhower founded the President’s Emergency Fund for International Affairs, which funded enterprises sending leading figures in American performing arts abroad. The first

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