KETR

Emma Anderson

As one of the projects in the New Deal during the Great Depression in the United States, the Public Works of Art Project, begun in 1933, was developed to bring artist workers back into the job market and assure the American public that better financial times were on the way. Among the most high-profile works were United States Post Office murals produced between 1934 and 1943. 

Some things are best left broken, as cruel as that sounds- some problems should be left open and unsolved. This episode explores stories about broken people, things and relationships that simply don't need to be repaired- and why they should be left behind.