Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Teams Up with Dizzy Gillespie
Clip: 03/27/2018 | 2m 15s | Video has closed captioning.
In 1955, Congressman Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. convinced U.S. leaders that jazz was the best way to intervene in the Cold War cultural conflict, with trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie becoming the first jazz ambassador to help counter Soviet stories about American racism.
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