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The U.S. government-financed contractors shown in this graphic paid $623,670,330 to artists, writers and performers from Nov. 7, 1996, to March 17, 2015. The Broadcasting Board of Governors, which oversees Radio and TV Martí, accounted for $73,095,499 of the money.
These U.S. government agencies paid $623,670,330 to artists, writers and performers from Nov. 7, 1996, to March 17, 2015. The Broadcasting Board of Governors, which oversees TV and Radio Martí, ranks third on the money list, behind the U.S. Army and NASA.
|Palettes containing one trillion dollars. Note man at left. Credit: PageTutor|
Over the past several years, I've tried to sift through the federal dollars to learn more about what the U.S. government spends on programs related to Cuba.
I created ATM Interactive to display visual graphics that make it easier to see and understand where the money goes. I have been using Tableau, amazing software that makes databases and spreadsheets easier to comprehend and visualize.
I have posted some graphics to my blog, Along the Malecón, but the pages are too narrow for you to get the full interactive experience of the graphic.