During the Cold War, the U.S. was losing the propaganda war to the Soviets when Congressman Adam Clayton Powell convinced the State Department to send jazz musicians around the world selling the virtues and values of the U.S. to emerging nations. In the process, they got far more than they bargained for.

Tune into the Jazz River on Sunday, June 21, from 5-6pm to hear the story of music and politics and appreciate who were the Real Ambassadors. Only on KUVO JAZZ.

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