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The jazz ambassadors

Author: Hugo BerkeleyMick CsákyLeslie Odom, Jr.André LascarisDewald AukemaAll authors
Publisher: [Arlington, Va.] : PBS, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
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.
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Genre/Form: Historical television programs
Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
History
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hugo Berkeley; Mick Csáky; Leslie Odom, Jr.; André Lascaris; Dewald Aukema; Nse Asuquo; Michael J McEvoy; Antelope Films, Ltd.,; Thirteen Productions,; Normal Life Pictures, Inc.,; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.),
ISBN: 9781531705008 1531705006
OCLC Number: 1034805537
Language Note: In English; subtitled in English for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Notes: Title from web page.
Originally broadcast in 2018.
Widescreen (16x9).
Credits: Directors of photography, Andre Lascaris, Dewald Aukema ; editors, Nse Asuquo, Hugo Berkeley ; music, Michael J. McEvoy.
Cast: Narrator, Leslie Odom, Jr.
Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, NTSC; wide screen (16x9); stereo.
Responsibility: Antelope South and Normal Life Pictures present a co-production of Thirteen Productions ; directed by Hugo Berkeley ; producer, Mick Csáky.

Abstract:

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.

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