Arts on the Chopping Block & TV's Dallas

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The American Icons series gets a brand new installment with a look at "Dallas," the 1980s soap opera about a wealthy oil family. Kansas considers eliminating its Arts Commission, and a Republican state senator jumps to the defense. Kurt talks with the writer James Geary, who reveals the power of metaphor in everyday life. And we call up one of the winners of our "Material Mashup" listener challenge: a toothpick artist with a vision.