Last night, the Water Cooler pointed out that the Americans for the Arts removed audio of Bob Lynch discussing a meeting with new National Endowment for the Arts Chair, Rocco Landesman. This morning, audio of this issue suddenly reappeared.
Did Americans for the Art discover transparency overnight suddenly? Here is the un-excerpted original audio that was downloaded before the initial removal of the audio from the site.
Sept. 16 Update: Americans for the Arts disputes our interpretation of this event, stating that the disappearance and reappearance of the audio link was the result of a badly timed technical glitch with some of their software. — David Mastio