Ra­dio

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Sun­day Fea­ture: Louis

Arm­strong in the GDR

Ra­dio 3, to­day, 6.45-7.30pm Jazz and com­mu­nist East Ger­many seem un­likely bed­fel­lows, but Kevin Le Gen­dre learns how, at the height of the Cold War, Louis Arm­strong be­came the first US jazz man to play there – used as a pro­pa­ganda vic­tory be­hind the Ber­lin Wall.

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