The Jazz Ambassadors

The Jazz Ambassadors

DVD - 2018
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In 1955, as the Soviet Union's pervasive propaganda about the U.S. and American racism spread globally, Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. convinced President Eisenhower that jazz was the best way to intervene in the Cold War cultural conflict. For the next decade, Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, and Dave Brubeck traveled the globe to perform as cultural ambassadors.
Publisher: [Arlington, VA] : PBS, [2018]
ISBN: 9781531705008
1531705006
Branch Call Number: DVD 781.65 JAZZ
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
digital,optical
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