The article deals with the participation of a couple of African American leaders into the America's Town Meeting of the Air Round the World Tour of 1949. It shows how U.S. cultural diploamcy on the air intersected with African American efforts at advancing their cause against the backdrop of the early Cold War. Based on rare and long forgotten archival records, it adds significantly to the literature on cultural diplomacy and race during the early stages of the Cold War.

Between international and domestic public relations: cultural diplomacy and race in the 1949 ATMA “Round-the-World Tour

FASCE, FERDINANDO
2014-01-01

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The article deals with the participation of a couple of African American leaders into the America's Town Meeting of the Air Round the World Tour of 1949. It shows how U.S. cultural diploamcy on the air intersected with African American efforts at advancing their cause against the backdrop of the early Cold War. Based on rare and long forgotten archival records, it adds significantly to the literature on cultural diplomacy and race during the early stages of the Cold War.
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