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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