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THE JAZZ AMBASSADORS

Friday, May 4, 2018, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET

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Jazz Ambassadors Ep Main

See why American jazz artists faced a dilemma when asked to travel globally as cultural ambassadors.

  • Airdate(s): 5/4/2018 - 10:00 - 11:00 PM
  • Original Broadcast: 5/4/2018
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See why great American jazz artists Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie and Duke Ellington faced a painful dilemma when asked to travel the world as cultural ambassadors. Leslie Odom, Jr. narrates a Cold War story of music, diplomacy and civil rights.

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