JFK

The life of the arts, far from being an interruption, a distraction in the life of the nation, is very close to the center of a nation’s purpose – and it is the test of the quality of a nation’s civilization
—-John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Mural on a liquor store, Lamar Street south of downtown, Dallas, Texas.

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I saw this from the window of a train travelling south through the city and returned a week later to get a closer look. And a photograph or two.