Cold War Jazz Diplomacy in Africa

U.S. Air Force Academy instructor Captain Jeffrey Copeland talked about the use of American Jazz musicians as State Department-sponsored… read more

Cold War Jazz Diplomacy in Africa U.S. Air Force Academy instructor Captain Jeffrey Copeland talked about the use of American Jazz musicians as State Department-sponsored “ambassadors” in Africa during the Cold War. He argued that the foreign policy of these tours was to showcase America in a positive light and counteract the negative global press about U.S. racial inequality. close

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Cold War Jazz Diplomacy in Africa

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Program ID:
408566-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
First Aired:
Sep 10, 2016 | 9:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Aug 28, 2017 | 7:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Sep 10, 2016 | 9:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 10, 2016 | 11:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 10, 2016 | 4:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 10, 2016 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 11, 2016 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 18, 2016 | 7:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 24, 2017 | 10:17pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 25, 2017 | 2:47am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 28, 2017 | 7:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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