#1626: The Dance Of American Diplomacy | 51%

September 18, 2020 00:27:29
#1626: The Dance Of American Diplomacy | 51%
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#1626: The Dance Of American Diplomacy | 51%
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On this week’s 51%, author Victoria Phillips discusses her book Martha Graham’s Cold War: The Dance of American Diplomacy. In the book Martha Graham’s Cold War: The Dance of American Diplomacy, Cold War historian Victoria Phillips illuminates the dance icon’s four-decade reign as the country’s premiere cultural ambassador. Graham toured on behalf of every seated […]

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