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Back in the fifties, when the United States had a diplomatic mission of utmost importance, it deployed its supersonic weapon, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong. Known worldwide for his toothy grin, fun-loving personality and the brass brilliance of his jazz cornet, nobody spread the gospel of goodwill across the globe quite like Ambassador Satch. But when nine children from Little Rock, Arkansas are denied admission to school, Louis is forced to ask: is American equality really for all?

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