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Louis Armstrong was one of the great early influences on jazz, during a period in which it became a nationally popular form of music in America.
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Satchmo Blows Up the World: Jazz Ambassadors Play the Cold War by Penny M. Von Eschen.
At the height of the ideological antagonism of the Cold War, the U.S. State Department unleashed an unexpected tool in its battle against Communism: j...