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The documentary “The Jazz Ambassadors”is a fascinating story about how mixed-race bands and African American jazz musicians like Louis Armstrong (center, pictured in Africa) were recruited during the Cold War to help win a propaganda war against the Soviet Union and curb the spread of communism.

The documentary “The Jazz Ambassadors”is a fascinating story about how mixed-race bands and African American jazz musicians like Louis Armstrong (center, pictured in Africa) were recruited during the Cold War to help win a propaganda war against the Soviet Union and curb the spread of communism.

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