On the Radar: Louis Armstrong serenading his wife on the Giza Plateau, 1961

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Want to know more about this iconic photo? Read up on how jazz greats spread American culture to countries across the world as part of a United States’ Cold War ambassadorial mission at:

OpenCulture

Vintage Everyday

Or, read a book about it: Satchmo Blows Up the World: Jazz Ambassadors Play the Cold War by Penny M. Von Eschen

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