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Tnr Slideshow: All The President's Artists

Between Alvin Ailey and tonight's first-ever White House poetry jam, the Obamas seem to be keeping their promise to fill the "people's house" with culture.

But what artists have previous presidents privileged? From JFK and Pablo Casals to Reagan and the Beach Boys, click through today's TNR slideshow for the White House's iconic cultural moments.

-- Elizabeth Sher

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